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Review: Bactrim and Omnicef

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bactrim and Omnicef. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Bactrim (what 29,446 Bactrim users reported?) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is used in urinary tract infection.

Omnicef (what 1,885 Omnicef users reported?) has active ingredients of cefdinir. It is used in sinusitis.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 82 people who take Bactrim, Omnicef are studied

Bactrim, Omnicef outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim)
- Omnicef (cefdinir)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Bactrim is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Omnicef is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Hypertensionn/an/aErythema NodosumStevens-johnson Syndromen/an/aVomiting
PyrexiaPulmonary OedemaDehydrationPain
HyponatraemiaHypertensionNausea
Cystic Fibrosis LungPneumoniaPyrexia
HepatotoxicityEnterocolitisDiarrhoea
PneumoniaAnxiety
IrritabilityWeight Decreased
HypoxiaConstipation
MyalgiaHeadache
Weight DecreasedAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Bactrim is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Omnicef is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
VomitingWeight Decreased
PainHyponatraemia
NauseaChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
PyrexiaMultiple Injuries
DiarrhoeaCardiac Failure Congestive
AnxietyOedema Peripheral
ConstipationBronchitis
HeadacheNausea
AnaemiaVomiting
CoughAcute Respiratory Failure

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bactrim is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Omnicef is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aNeutropeniaPainGallbladder DisorderVomitingVomitingChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseDiarrhoea
Acute Lymphocytic LeukaemiaNauseaGallbladder CholesterolosisHaematocheziaPainAsthmaConstipation
Tooth ExtractionVomitingCholecystitis ChronicDeep Vein ThrombosisAnxietyWeight DecreasedAbdominal Distension
AdhesionThrombosisDiarrhoeaNauseaHeadacheOedema PeripheralHerpes Zoster
ConjunctivitisDeep Vein ThrombosisPancreatitisThrombosisNauseaMultiple InjuriesPneumonia
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionCholecystitis ChronicAbdominal PainPainCoughHypothyroidismHyponatraemia
Tooth DisorderAdjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed MoodProcedural VomitingHaematemesisConstipationDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlNausea
OverweightPain In ExtremityOverdoseHypokalaemiaDyspnoeaCardiac Failure CongestiveFall
PyrexiaAppendicitisProcedural NauseaInsomniaAnaemiaCondition AggravatedPain
Dental CariesPancreatic Enzymes IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusMuscle TwitchingPyrexiaAcute Respiratory FailureVomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Can sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds, raise or lower blood sugar.
    Symptoms the last 10 days are chills, sweating, light fever (98.9 to 100) sometimes. General malaise, tired, poor sleep. Just depressed, because of the recurrent Infection that no antibiotics (supposedly the bacteria Klesiella-pneumoniae is Sensitive to all the antibiotics I have taken so far)has cl ...

  • How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?

  • What can i do about nausea from generic bactrim
    I want to know what I can do to combat nausea from this drug

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  • Bactrim causes severe side effects
    I get bladder infections on a regular basis. I do not have a doctor so I end up in the ER every time. I normally go to the same ER but not all the time. I have been prescribed medications like Cipro and Bactrim. Cipro usually knocks out the infection but I always get another one. For the last thre ...

  • Overdose of omnicef caused my son simple partial seizures
    Given overdose to which seizures started he was 5 years old at time and now 13 years old he has been hospitalized 4 times neurologists say simple partial seizures but nothing to show on his brain why he has them. My son didn't have before taking omnicef but when given accidental overdose by a nurse ...

  • Something should be done....
    Medicine had my kness aching badly. Cause my legs to lock up where I couldn't bend then. Had to elevate for 2weeks. Feeling better but they still hurt and knees keep popping. Had to take fluid pills cause they were so swollen.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Omnicef (cefdinir) is often used to treat sinusitis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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