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Trimethoprim (TMP) is an antibiotic used mainly in the treatment of bladder infections.[1] Other uses include for middle ear infections and travelers' diarrhea.[1] With sulfamethoxazole or dapsone it may be used for Pneumocystis pneumonia in people with HIV/AIDS.[1][2] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include nausea, changes in taste, and rash.[1] Rarely it may result in blood problems ...

## my mum was put on this drug for a water infection, only took it for two day's and was in terrible pain in her stomach, she has lost her appitite, lost two and a half stone in weight, this was seven weeks ago and thing's are not improving for her, her doctor say's the symptom's are due to her stroke which she had seven week's previous to the water infection, which we don't agree with as her appitite was very good up to taking the tablet's. Is there anybody out there who has had or know of any body with the same side effect's, please e-mail thank you Dee ## Trimethoprim is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Dee... ...

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Does this drug have a long shelf life? Does it stay good after its recommended shelf life? ## Sulfamethoxazole with Trimethoprim is an antibiotic. It should not be used after its expiration date, because it will lose effectiveness. Using an antibiotic that has lost its potency can cause you to develop antibiotic resistant bacteria. Are there any comments or questions? ## when the medication comes from the pharmacy, there is not an expiration date on the bottle. Could someone please let me know what the actual shelf life for this medication is? Thanks in advanced. ## I would also like to know about the shelf life ...

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Trimethoprim Gluten

Does trimethoprim have gluten in it? ## Hi tammy, Most medications do not contain gluten, but in order to find out for sure, one would need to contact the manufacturer of that specific pill to obtain a list of its inactive ingredients. Do you perhaps have a pill imprint and description that you could provide? I may be able to look this up for you. ...

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chanelle trimethoprim

Hi I started taking trimethoprim 200mg twice a day for 7 days for a uti 2 days ago, I got a severe headache straight away which I never get,the next day I never took the meds but I started to feel very sick like I wanted to throw up all day couldn't eat and felt seriously dehydrated,it felt as though I was withdrawing I also woke up in the middle of the night pouring sweat and shaking badly for about an hour straight.ok so now this morning I took the tablet again and I feel fine not sick anything but yet I'm very drousy just want to sleep,the strange thing iv noticed is that when you don't take it u withdraw badly but ur not tired and when you do take it ur soo tired you can't move very strange meds!I'm going to book apptmt with my GP asap! ## Hi, Chanelle! I'd s... ...

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Trimethoprim diarrhoea ?

I was given Trimephoprim to be taken twice daily for 3 days for a severe uti,however I have developed the most dreadful water like diarrhoea , is this coincidence or is it like the medication that has caused this? ## Hello, Michelle! How are you? Diarrhea can be a normal side effect of most antibiotics, as listed by the FDA. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache and non-allergic skin rash. The best thing to do is to make sure you take in enough liquids to avoid dehydration and it should pass, once your finish your course of treatment. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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sulfameth trimethoprim

My 15-year old son has been taking this drug for about 8 months. He is a perfectly normal boy developmentally and has no alergies to any drug. He is big for his age, but a perfect weight for his height. He has a normal diet and is in excellent physical condition. Last week, in a match during wrestling practice, he suffered a seizure during which he bit he tongue and eventually lost consciencousness for several minutes. He was taken to the hospital and given brain scans and they found nothing unusual. Two hours later, he felt so well it was as if nothing had even happened. But a few days later, he was hiking a very small local mountain when he suffered a minor seizure that caused him to fall down but lasted only a few seconds. After that he felt fine again. This seems to have puzzled the... ...

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## my daughter is supposed to get 7.5ml of this and I accidentally gave it to her twice within 2hours. Is this bad? ## I have been on this medication and ever since I have been on this drug I have had a lot of trouble sleeping and even when I do sleep I have really weird dreams. Has anyone else experienced this? ## I've been on trimethoprim for about 4 days days and i've been having similar effects as Kathleen. every time i sleep (if i sleep) i'm having very odd dreams. i realised this morning it must be the drug affecting my dreams. ## I have been on sulfamethoxazole with trimethoprim now for almost three weeks. The first week was fine, but in the last two weeks I have slept no more than two hours a night. And it's not two hours of constant sleep, it's like a bunch ... ...

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Sulfameth/ trimethoprim

I was prescribed this for an insect bite. Have been taking for 5 days. The itching is terrible. Is this normal? ## Hi Jmk, Based on my research, some people have experienced itching while using this medication. Other side effects of Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim can include: Painful or swollen tongue; dizziness, spinning sensation; ringing in your ears; joint pain; or sleep problems (insomnia) More serious side effects that can occur may include: Fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash; the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild; pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding; cough, feeling short of breath; diarrhea that is watery or bloody; feeling restless or irritable, confusion, hallucinations, seizure; slow heart rate, weak pulse, sev... ...

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 Polymyxin B + Trimethoprim

Polymyxin B is an antibiotic primarily used for resistant Gram-negative infections. It is derived from the bacterium Bacillus polymyxa. Polymyxin B is composed of a number of related compounds (see "Mixture composition"). It has a bactericidal action against almost all Gram-negative bacilli except the Proteus and Neisseria genera. Polymyxins bind to the cell membrane and alter its structure, making it more permeable. The resulting water uptake leads to cell death. Polymyxins are cationic, ...
sulfa/trimethoprim 800 160

Im taking sulfameth trimethoprim 800-160 for an infection on my face that went into my lynph nodes. After taking only 2 pills my top lip became swollen with a rash on the inside and blisters on the bottom of my tongue. I stopped taking them for 4 days. I took one today because the infection wasnt going away. Now, my tongue feels like needles are going through it for the past 5 hours. It's now going into my gums and lips. Its also making me very tired, my vision very blurry and extremely agitated. Should I get a different antibiotic for the infection? I"m also allergic to penicillin. ## Hello, Tina! How are you? I am very sorry about the reaction that you're having. Yes, you need to see your doctor for a different antibiotic, it seems like you're having a bad reaction to ... ...

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amoxicillin trimethoprim

chest and kidney infection can I take both together ## Has your doctor told you to take both of them? They are both antibiotics, though in different classes, but there are only certain occasions where both would be necessary. Learn more Amoxicillin details here. Learn more Trimethoprim details here. Unless you've got something going on such as MRSA, then just one would normally be enough to eradicate both infections. ...

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Accutane and trimethoprim

Can I take accutane 10 and trimethoprim at the same time..?. ## Hi sonia, Based on my research there are no drug interactions found between Accutane (isotretinoin) and Trimethoprim. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist, but my sources state that every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate. In conclusion, these two medications are regarded as being safe to take together and shouldn't present any problems outside of the normal side effects associated with each medication. I hope this helps to answer your question! :) ...

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Fluconazole / Trimethoprim

I have been prescribed Trimethoprim 6 tablets-only for 3 days on last week for urinary infection and my doc check my vaginal discharge n urine n put it into on lab.the report would be come on 23 rd April .But It didn't cure my vagina discharge! Still it comes white cottage cheese from my vagina n really suffering from irritation,itching n now I use the canesten cream Clotrimazole (still not cleared my discharge)so could I able to take one capsules Fluconazole ..plz, I need your advice??Help me plz ## A discharge like that is usually caused by a yeast infection and in that case, it would require an antifungal medication, such as the Fluconazole. Learn more Fluconazole details here. However, with the issues you've been having and the other stuff you've been taking, I'd rec... ...

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Trimethoprim & acid problems

Could someone please tell me if acid reflux & lower back/ kidney aches are a side effect of taking this drug, (2 × 100mg tablets daily) I am currently on this medication for a kidney infection ? ## Hello, Andy! How are you? The kidney and back aches are most likely due to the infection itself. However yes, the acidity may be due to the medication. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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trimethoprim 200mg tablets

i got trimethoprim for a uti but also have a sore throat so was wandering if it will also get rid of my bad throat? ## It may also help with that, if the sore throat has been caused by an infection, antibiotics really can't be directed to work selectively in the body. Are there any other questions or comments? ...

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sulfame/Trimethoprim IP|272

My boyfriend have a bad tooth ack pain and he want some of my sulfame/trimethoprim will that help it until he go to the dentist on the 15 ## Hello, Tana! How is your boyfriend doing? This is an antibiotic, so it is only effective at treating bacterial infections, it will not relieve the pain he's experiencing. It's also best not to take it, if it hasn't been prescribed for him, because it creates the risk of his developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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sulfameth trimethoprim 800

will this help clear infatigo? I have a swollen nasal cavity. My face hurts, my head, behind the eyes, when I bend over to p/u something, it has to be FAST, or the pressure is too much to bear! ## Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim is an antibiotic, commonly used to treat many types of infections. The only way to see if it will work for you is to take, following your doctor's prescribing instructions. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. You can read more on it here: It will, still, take several days to start working, even if it is going to clear this up for you. Have you spoken to your doctor about what you might be able to use in the meantime to help with your other symptoms? ## amm i hve alergy on my skin... when i scrth it.. it when circle.. an... ...

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Sulfamethtrimethoprim Rash

Was prescribed sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 for infection in thumb. Was to take it for 10 days but on 8 day developed an itchy rash - should I continue to take it. I am not allergic to any medications. Can I take benadryl to help? ## No, once you get the itchy rash from this it means that most likely you are allergic to it and things will only get worse if you continue taking it and there is the risk of your developing much more dangerous reactions. Learn more Bactrim details here. Benadryl may help in the meantime, until it starts to clear up, if it's safe for you to take it. But you also need to contact your doctor and let them know, they may wish to prescribe an alternative antibiotic. Learn more Benadryl details here. I had this happen to me early in 2012, I developed the rash... ...

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sulfameth trimethoprim 800 mg

sulfameth/trimethoprim ## Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim is a combination antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. You can read more on it here: Do you have any questions? ## well i have a question if u are taking this pills would it be normal if u get headaches often and not any kind of headaches really bad ones were cant even stand up or anything.? ## No, that is not a normal side effect of the medication, as you can see from the information on it: You should contact your doctor, just in case it isn't cause by the medication. Have you talked to them about it, yet? ## will sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 tabs clear chlamydia ## Can sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 tabs be used to clear up chla... ...

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