Bactrim Side Effects

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  1. link Anya7
    Bactrim cold sweats, severe headaches, allergic to sulfa drugs, benadryl, stiff neck
    I can't believe I am reading about the same thing I am going through..it helps me to know it's not just me. On Day 7 of bactrim I started getting joint pain but never linked it to the medicine, I figured I was getting the flu or a virus. On day 9, ab - 82% more...
    Anya7- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Bactrim
  2. link Anya7
    I was on benadryl for 4 days, and on day 3 of my reaction I strted taking prednisone. I stayed on the prednisone 7 days. My symptoms cleared up about day 7 of the reaction, 4 days after the prednisone. They had been very slowly getting better with th - 59% more...
    Anya7- over a year ago
  3. link Yelanjo
    Anya7: 9 days later, how is your symptoms? Same thing has happened to me - 7 days in with Batrim, unexplained rash on torso & back. Trying to figure out what to do...
    Yelanjo- over a year ago
  4. link Bigvicki
    Bactrim kidney pancreas transplant, fever blisters, pee pee, herpes 1, loose stools
    I have been taking Sulfameth & TMP 400--80mg (generic bactrim) one a day, for 6 years. It was prescribed after my kidney/pancreas transplant. I never questioned any of my anti-rejection meds. Eight months ago I had a hysterectomy. At my post-op v - 92% more...
    Bigvicki- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  5. link 2abygirl
    Bactrim uti infection, sore throat, vagina, medicine, bactrim
    I took Bactrim twice for a uti infection. All of a sudden I woke up this morning with a bad sore throat and it felt like my throat was burning this is my first incident with the medicine. Also my vagina has a lot of thick discharge and of course it s - 36% more...
    2abygirl- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  6. link Kiss4carebear
    Every drug is going to effect people differently, If your body cannot take bactrim then you probably cannot take any sulfa based drugs. Tell your dr to prescirbe Cipro or another more mild antibiotic that isn't sulfa based. Our kidneys cannot handle - 23% more...
    Kiss4carebear- over a year ago
  7. link Kiss4carebear
    Hi bellathor...I have had kidney infections my entire life...I am taking you are fine now since your post was back in April, however I wanted to go ahead and respond for future. If you have a kidney infection yes you will feel naseau and headache, al - 55% more...
    Kiss4carebear- over a year ago
  8. link Yirmin
    Bactrim ringing in ears, ringing in my ears, doctors office, gastroenteritis, bed time
    Was prescribed Bactrim for colitis/gastroenteritis. Took first pill before bed time. Woke up at about 4 in the morning because I thought an alarm had gone off... it was a ringing in my ears. Was so loud I could barely make out my own voice when I spo - 54% more...
    Yirmin- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  9. link Lizita
    Bactrim insect bites, urinary infection, fleas, antibiotic, rash
    I developed an urinary infection las Sunday and I had from a previous time some bactric I took one yesterday in the afternoon and one today at 6 am. I am at work and by noon i started to itch and there were 4 red spots in my legs like insect bites. I - 78% more...
    Lizita- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  10. link Kgarbac
    Bactrim bendryl, good riddance, racing heart, nervousness anxiety, swollen face
    Just an update to my experience: Here is what I had as far as "side effects" go. Racing heart, nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, shaking legs, feverish, achey, back pain, blurry vision, swollen face and knees, dry skin (my skin isnt dry), dry - 92% more...
    Kgarbac- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Bactrim
  11. link Mmrhjr07
    Yes, you can definitely be allergic to sulfa--my mother was. Before you EVER take another Cipro pill, though, PLEASE google "Cipro Toxicity", and in particular the 250-page "The Flox Report". They gave this poison to my 16-year-ol - 77% more...
    Mmrhjr07- over a year ago
  12. link Ixytrychal
    Bactrim office today, safe side, bad experience, amoxicillin, receptionist
    Ugh. So, after my previous bad experience two days ago with Cipro, the doctor gave me a new prescription for Bactrim. 2 pills a day, for 3 days. By the way, I'm STILL waiting on my lab results, to confirm that I do indeed have a UTI.. Ridiculous. So, - 78% more...
    Ixytrychal- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  13. link Ixytrychal
    They never called me back. So I obviously had nothing wrong with me. I felt totally back to normal before the week was over. UGH!!!
    Ixytrychal- over a year ago
  14. link Ixytrychal
    A nurse finally called...after 4pm. She asked what my side effects were & I told her. She said she' relay that information to the doctor. That was IT. Nothing else, no "ok, don't take anymore" or "here's the results of the test&quo - 6% more...
    Ixytrychal- over a year ago
  15. link Jrrvirgo
    Bactrim fever and chills, staph, abscess, nausea, headaches
    I was prescribed Sulfa after having a abscess lanced that tested positive for staph. Immediately upon taking the medication I developed a headache...on day 6 of the medication I had had a headache for 6 days and began vomiting violently and soon deve - 75% more...
    Jrrvirgo- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  16. link Meltoberer
    Bactrim high fever, stiff neck, chills, antibiotic, uti
    I was prescribed Bactrim for a uti, and had a horrible reaction to this drug. After taking my third pill I developed a very high fever, with severe chills and nausea. I had horrible muscle aches and stiff neck. I was dizzy, could not walk, and felt l - 61% more...
    Meltoberer- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  17. link Artmaker
    Bactrim neck ache, head ache, heat rash, dry lips, flu symptoms
    I went to see a doctor on Monday about a rash around my panty line I've had for months now and hasn't gotten better with OTC anti fungals. So my Doctor prescribed Bactrim. Now I've had antibiotics before and NEVER had any reaction so didn't think twi - 87% more...
    Artmaker- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  18. link Lmont86
    taking bactrim after visit to mexico
    Can the illness not only include stomach and loose bowels but pain in joints back,knees and neck?
    Lmont86- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  19. link Kmcc88
    Bactrim bactrim ds, mrsa infection, sinus infections, eye sockets, fever and chills
    My doctor put me on Bactrim DS for a MRSA infection on my leg. (i think i got that from a pedicure spa bath, but that's another story). Anyway, my leg infection seemed to be healing/improving on the Bactrim. After about 11 days on the Bactrim, I star - 85% more...
    Kmcc88- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  20. link Kmcc88
    my rash went away after about a week. my lymphnodes took about that long to go back to normal size also. I read that someone's rash took three weeks though. I didn't take any steroids to get rid of it. Hope you feel better soon.
    Kmcc88- over a year ago
  21. link Annhelene
    How long did it take to get rid of the rash? Those are all of my symptoms, minus the eye socket/headache. I am on steroids. The rash feels so prickly. Wondering when I will ever get better! so uncomfortable!
    Annhelene- over a year ago
  22. link Natesmommy
    Bactrim strawberry patch, sinus infection, infected toe, sulfa drugs, methylprednisolone
    I was taking bactrim for a infected toe, I was taking 2 pills every 12 hours and on day 13 i woke up sweating,and had a rash all over my body, my face , eyes, lips everything was swollen. I too had some congestion, and thought it was a sinus infectio - 66% more...
    Natesmommy- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  23. link Vdearing1
    Bactrim vacation bible school, neosprin, s hospital, leg pain, med school
    Hi, my 14 year old son got a boil and his ped. sent us to the ER to have it lanced. he Dr. there was young and super nice. She prescribed SMZ/TMD generic for Bactrim. 800 -160 tablets to be taken 1 tablet 2x a day for10 days. The culture came back as - 88% more...
    Vdearing1- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  24. link Coastalmm
    Bactrim bactrim ds, folinic acid
    My ten year old high functioning autistic son was but on Bactrim DS for 7 days. He's been off it now for 10 days but is still having reactions to it and has regressed in regards to his behavior. Very irritable, agitated, and appears to be 'out of it' - 36% more...
    Coastalmm- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  25. link Lakeshore
    Bactrim severe stomach pains, bad hangover, itchy ears, head ache, shallow surface
    Took bactrim to avoid an infection from re-excision for skin cancer. I will take another shallow, surface melanoma over another reaction to bactrim! Overall health is excellent- no meds and very fit. Felt good for 6 days (was to take 10 days) then 7t - 81% more...
    Lakeshore- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  26. link Mikedallas
    Bactrim communicable diseases, urinary infection, neomycin, blood work, urine sample
    I was prescribed Bactrim 800 for a urinary infection and then had intense itching on the upper part and halfway down my penis, I stopped taking it on the fourth day. This "urinary infection" was diagnosed as part of my annual physical when - 77% more...
    Mikedallas- over a year ago - in Bactrim