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Bactrim Uses, Dosage & Side Effects – Bactrim DS 800 mg used for?

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Vactrum generic name sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim brand names bactrum bactrim ds drug class sulfonamides what is bactrim bactrim contains a combination of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim are both antibiotics that treat different types of infection caused by bacteria what is bactrim used for bactrim is a prescription

Medicine used to treat ear infections urinary tract infections bronchitis traveler’s diarrhea shigellosis and pneumocystis giravecchi pneumonia to help reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of bactrim this medicine should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible

Bacteria warnings you should not use bactrim if you have severe liver disease kidney disease that is not being monitored anemia caused by folic acid deficiency if you take the fetilite or if you have had low platelets caused by using trimethoprim or a sulfa drug you should not take bactrim if you are pregnant or breastfeeding use bactrim only as directed tell your

Doctor if you use other medicines or have other medical conditions or allergies before taking this medicine you should not use bactrim if you are allergic to sulfamethoxazole or trimethoprim or if you have severe liver disease kidney disease that is not being treated or monitored anemia low red blood cells caused by folic acid deficiency a history of low blood

Platelets after taking trimethoprim or any sulfa drug or if you take to fetalide sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim may cause birth defects do not use bactrim if you are pregnant tell your doctor if you become pregnant do not breastfeed bactrim should not be given to a child younger than two months old to make sure you can safely take bactrim tell your doctor

If you have ever had kidney or liver disease a folate folic acid deficiency asthma or severe allergies hiv or aids a thyroid disorder malnourishment alcoholism an electrolyte imbalance such as low blood sodium or high potassium porphyria or glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase g6pd deficiency or if you use a blood thinner such as warfarin and you have routine

Inr or prothrombin time tests how should i use bactrim take bactrim exactly as prescribed by your doctor follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets drink plenty of fluids to prevent kidney stones antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea tell your doctor if you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody

Keep using bactrim even if your symptoms quickly improve skipping doses could make your infection resistant to medication bactrim will not treat a viral infection flu or a common cold you may need blood and urine tests and this medicine may be stopped based on the results store back from at room temperature away from moisture heat and light do not refrigerate

Detailed bactrim dosage information what happens if i miss a dose use the medicine as soon as you can but skip the mist dose if it is almost time for your next dose do not use two doses at one time what happens if i overdose seek emergency medical attention overdose symptoms may include loss of appetite vomiting fever blood in your urine yellowing of your skin or

Eyes confusion or loss of consciousness what should i avoid while using bactrim bactrim could make you sunburn more easily avoid sunlight or tanning beds wear protective clothing and use sunscreen spf 30 or higher when you are outdoors back from side effects get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to bactrim hives cough chest pain

Shortness of breath swelling in your face or throat or a severe skin reaction fever sore throat burning eyes skin pain red or purple skin rash with blistering and peeling seek medical treatment if you have a serious drug reaction that can affect many parts of your body symptoms may include skin rash fever swollen glands joint pain muscle aches severe weakness

Pale skin unusual bruising or yellowing of your skin or eyes call your doctor at once if you have severe stomach pain diarrhea that is watery or bloody even if it occurs months after your lastidos any skin rash no matter how mild yellowing of your skin or eyes a seizure new or unusual joint pain increased or decreased urination swelling bruising or irritation

Around the fourth needle increased thirst dry mouth fruity breath odor new or worsening cough fever trouble breathing high blood potassium nausea weakness tingly feeling chest pain irregular heartbeats loss of movement low blood sodium headache confusion problems with thinking or memory weakness feeling unsteady or low blood cell counts fever chills mouth sores

Skin sores easy bruising unusual bleeding pale skin cold hands and feet feeling light-headed or short of breath common back from side effects may include nausea vomiting loss of appetite or skin rash this is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur call your doctor for medical advice about side effects what other drugs will affect bactrim you

May need more frequent checkups or medical tests if you also use medicine to treat depression diabetes seizures or hiv tell your doctor about all your current medicines many drugs can interact with sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim especially amantadine digoxin cyclosporin endomethacin leucovorin methotrexate procainamide pyromethamine an ace inhibitor heart or

Blood pressure medication bonazipal enalapril lysine april quinopril ramipril and others or a diuretic or water pill this list is not complete and many other drugs may interact with sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim this includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines vitamins and herbal products not all possible drug interactions are listed here

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