Bactrim Side Effects

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  1. link Synnamin
    Never again
    I took Bactrim for a sinus infection. Except for having a few very odd dreams and a rapid heart beat once or twice I was fine until day 11. That is when things went horribly wrong. That day I had very bad dreams and a constant rapid heart beat for ho - 71% more...
    Synnamin- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Bactrim
  2. link Randmo17
    I have been having the same symptoms as Lilone2u. I was on Bactrim for a staph infection. On the 11th day I started having enlarged glands in my neck and achy/chills all over. The next day I starting running a slight fever and within 36 hours I had a - 64% more...
    Randmo17- over a year ago
  3. link Katelynb
    In Response to Lilone2u- How long did your symptoms last for after you stopped taking the Bactrim? I took my last pill yesterday (Saturday) so it has now been a little over 24 hours. I developed an extreme panic attack (never had one prior to this) o - 55% more...
    Katelynb- over a year ago
  4. link Lilone2u
    i am still suffering from red skin, rashes and blisters, achy all over, enlarged glands and my throat and neck are horribly sore still. I have racing heart palpitations and panic attacks. I have NEVER had anything like this, i still feel so sick as t - 27% more...
    Lilone2u- over a year ago
  5. link Shyah
    not my cup of tea
    I have had 3 UTIs in the last three months. it's june-2012 now and i got the first one in mid december. The doctor said it was most likely caused by a combination of sex and lack of water. She prescribed me ciprofloxicin for seven day, twice daily. t - 89% more...
    Shyah- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Bactrim
  6. link Katelynb
    In Reponse to Lindseyv- I started Bactrim on Tuesday for a UTI. I have been taking it twice a day and it is now Sunday. I took my last pill yesterday morning (Saturday). I still have 5 pills left, but I have stopped talking it after reading this foru - 67% more...
    Katelynb- over a year ago
  7. link Lindseyv
    Wow!! I thought I have been going crazy. I was experiencing racing heart, " panic attacks" ,racing thoughts ( very abnormal thoughts...scary), nausea, headache, crying, insomnia, dehydration. I seriously made myself believe that I needed pr - 48% more...
    Lindseyv- over a year ago
  8. link Shyah
    same person here! i also have experienced severe mood swings, headaches, back aches, abdominal cramping, anxiety, insomnia, drowsiness, dehydration, lack of concentration, appetite loss, blurred vision... etc. idk if i'm allergic or if i am just havi - 22% more...
    Shyah- over a year ago
  9. link Meowmix
    Bactrim generalized anxiety disorder, low grade fever, bactrim ds, sulfameth, racing heart
    Taking the generic version of Bactrim DS called Sulfameth/Trimethoprim 800/160. I am a 26 year old male in generally good health. I was given this medication for a UTI and was told to take it 2 times a day for 10 days. A good friend of mine was on th - 86% more...
    Meowmix- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Bactrim
  10. link Laslusa
    I was prescribed Bactrim DS for a UTI. I'm supposed to take it 2 times a day for 7 days. Today is my third day on this pill, and I am bear death. Not only do I have cheat pain, but my face has been breaking out, I'm tired, I'm cold, and it's impossib - 56% more...
    Laslusa- over a year ago
  11. link Nikki20
    OMG. My diagnosis is diverticulitis. I started 4 days ago. Since the first dose I started feeling dizzy, sleepy, and depressed. Today I cry a lot for no reasons. I also experimented chest pain -not that bad- and sofocation, like I do not have enought - 52% more...
    Nikki20- over a year ago
  12. link Imat
    Taking bactrim for pneumonia
    I have had 2 days of bactrim and am doing fine with no side effects. I was given amoxicillin for 7 days for sinus infection and became worse with breathing problems, lung inflammation and pneumonia. Feeling much better with bactrim. My mother was una - 52% more...
    Imat- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  13. link Jlkbbk2003
    Bactrim health savings account, resistant staph, emergency room physician, hi gang, jaw pain
    Hi Gang, I have a problem of my own with bactrim, but I want to start this post by saying I am an emergency room physician assistant and I prescribe bactrim all the time due to a number of reasons - one, it does, according to state guidelines, cover - 88% more...
    Jlkbbk2003- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  14. link Racheljwheeler81
    I took my Bactrim twice yesterday. It has created extreme restlessness. I do not see that on the common side effect list that the pharmacy provided I've now been Awake for 26 hours and I'm required to teach my students today. I'm fearful that my cras - 30% more...
    Racheljwheeler81- over a year ago
  15. link Amydriscoll
    Bactrim loss of appetite, weakness in hands, panic anxiety, strange dreams, half days
    I am a 38 yo female. Took bactrim for UTI. Two and half days into treatment, I could not sleep. Strange dreams, agitation. Next day, absolute feeling of panic, anxiety, restlessness, loss of appetite, weakness in hands, confusion, sweating, heavy hea - 40% more...
    Amydriscoll- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Bactrim
  16. link Holmes09
    I took this antibiotic on Monday for potential Boils. The first two days was fine... Its the 3rd day (Today) that was the day the side effects showed up. Nausea, Dizziness, vomiting, red pin spots on my face (after vomiting)... it was horrible!! This - 44% more...
    Holmes09- over a year ago
  17. link Amylove
    I recall I starting feeling better within hours of it wearing off. Most dramatically, I could enjoy food again. Shows why most effective appetite suppressants cause depression and anxiety, must be in the same part of the brain. You should be feeling - 5% more...
    Amylove- over a year ago
  18. link Hanc0008
    I am also experiencing exactly what you are describing...I stopped bactrim DS over 36 hours ago and I'm still feeling anxiety, sleeplessness (even though I'm unbelievably exhausted!) chest tightness, shortness of breathe, dizziness, confusion (like I - 37% more...
    Hanc0008- over a year ago
  19. link Lilone2u
    Bactrim/SULFA/TRIME -- do NOT take this CRAP TOXIC POISON@@@
    SULFER THIS CRAP WAS BANNED or NEARLY BANNED IN THE UK AND APPARENTLY FOR GOOD REASON!!! NEARLY KILLED ME 2!!! GO READ BRIANDEER>COM. WARNING DO NOT TAKE THIS CRAP. WAS TOLD I WAS RARE THAT I HAD SUCH A HORRIBLE REACTION AND ENDED UP IN ER WITH IV - 55% more...
    Lilone2u- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  20. link Lilone2u
    People need to be warned about this awful drug so they and their loved ones do not get hurt by it too.
    Lilone2u- over a year ago
  21. link Mrclean
    Waking Nightmares and Hallucinations!
    I can speak to the nightmares and hallucinations. I was prescribed Bactrim and a Penicillan derivative for an infection on my arm. I finally fell asleep 10-12 hrs after being released from the ER and taking bactrim. I awoke about 20 hours later extre - 82% more...
    Mrclean- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  22. link Lilcec23
    Bactrim body ache, night mare, blood stream, hot flashes, uti
    i took bactrim for a UTI and it was a night mare!!! i started taking it on a Wednesday at 1am and took it twice a day i couldn't sleep it made my body ache and i started hallucinating!! and Friday night i got really bad hot flashes and was shaking wh - 43% more...
    Lilcec23- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  23. link Mrclean
    I can speak to the nightmares and hallucinations. I was prescribed Bactrim and a Penicillan derivative for an infection on my arm. I finally fell asleep 10-12 hrs after being released from the ER and taking bactrim. I awoke about 20 hours later extre - 80% more...
    Mrclean- over a year ago
  24. link Ghost1128
    what happen with the UTI and how long were your symptoms? mines was similar
    Ghost1128- over a year ago
  25. link Triver
    My daughter is suffering from taking Bactrim!
    My daughter who is particularly sensitive to a lot of prescription drugs took this for an ear infection, she noticed a stiff neck, depression, and a few spots towards the end of taking it. Monday her face was swollen and she is covered in a rash from - 45% more...
    Triver- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  26. link Cleonatti
    Do NOT take this
    Cleonatti- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  27. link Cleonatti
    I was prescribed Bactrim for a rash under my arm...I took ONE pill and a few hours later I was violently throwing up along with the worst case of diarrhea I have ever had. I had terrible chills and considered going to the ER several times throughout - 14% more...
    Cleonatti- over a year ago
  28. link Savedbygrace2v8
    Bactrim mid back pain, cruddy, uti, chills, sunburn
    I began taking bactrim for a UTI and by the first night I had diarrhea, persistent chills, fever (as high as 102.8), headache, severe lower back and mid back pain, everything pretty much described here. When I called the doctor they said it was relat - 68% more...
    Savedbygrace2v8- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  29. link Lovingmyfamily
    I took bactrim for a UTI with my first baby while I was pregnant a couple of days before delivery. When I was in labor they noticed a sunburn rash all over my thighs. My OB said it was from the Bactrim and to let all other doctors to know I can't hav - 6% more...
    Lovingmyfamily- over a year ago
  30. link Cyn89
    Bactrim bladder infection, lotions, scars, insomnia, rash
    I was prescribed Bactrim generic for a bladder infection and today, my 7th day taking it, I woke up with a red rash over my face and entire body. I have red patches and dots everywhere and my face looks terribly sunburned. I'm scared to shower or use - 52% more...
    Cyn89- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  31. link Rinneprinne
    I too had the same thing happen today. And i have not been sleeping at night.
    Rinneprinne- over a year ago