Bactrim Side Effects

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  1. link Dr2mom
    Bactrim burning sensation, leg weakness, hot coffee, spider bite, uti
    Treated with generic Bactrim 800mgs. 2 X day for a possible infected spider bite. On the second day I perceived a burning sensation in my mouth when I ate anything with a touch of salt in it. I chalked it up to the medication, no big deal. After 3 1/ - 75% more...
    Dr2mom- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  2. link Colleen_in_chicago
    Bactrim red spots on arms, sore muscles, red spots on skin, spots on skin, sore throat
    I was given Bactrim almost two weeks ago (staph infection) Took it for three days. Started to feel like crap. Tired, weak, sore throat, little red spots on skin, anxious and sore muscles/joints. Stopped taking them for day and a half. Called Dr to ex - 70% more...
    Colleen_in_chicago- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  3. link Cinco
    Bactrim yeast infection, vaginal itching, 10 mins, cipro
    I was prescribed Bactrim for a possible UTI last week. Within 10 mins I developed SEVERE vaginal itching. It was far worse than any yeast infection especially since it developed within a couple of mins. Doctor was confused and said he has never seen - 42% more...
    Cinco- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  4. link Jimf221
    Bactrim low grade fever, bactrim ds, lyme disease, mrsa infection, chills
    I was put on Bactrim DS. 2 Pills 2 times a day. After a few days I began to get a low grade fever, nausea, chills, sweats. The drug was prescribed for a MRSA infection. The infection has pretty much cleared but they are suspension lyme disease. Chang - 40% more...
    Jimf221- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  5. link Lizabette
    Let's see how you will feel about the side affects if your doctor keeps putting you on them for several more weeks, like my doctor did, and after a LONGER time of being on Bactrim, is when I got sort of sick off of it. I hope that doesn't happen to y - 20% more...
    Lizabette- over a year ago
  6. link Sexymocha
    Hi my name is Deborah I've been taking Bactrim for 8 days now for an iffection following surgery. I have a slight headache sometimes and fatigue, I developed cramps in my lower left leg out of the blue, I limped for a minute and it went as fast as it - 64% more...
    Sexymocha- over a year ago
  7. link Lizabette
    Bactrim skin abcesses, staph infections, joint pains, body skin, mrsa
    I was diagnosed with MRSA so the PA put me on 10 days of Bactrim and to go back to her for a follow-up at which time the staph infections (body/skin abcesses) were "going away" but not completely gone, but with no new abcesses coming along, - 88% more...
    Lizabette- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  8. link Bhavani8
    Bactrim fever, trash, sleep, symptoms of flu, racing heart
    OMG- here I thot I had the flu (as well as infected laceration on my knee)!!! Day 9 now and the intense rash and swelling has come on. Day 3 had chills so strong I couldn't hold a glass of water; continued with all the usual symptoms of 'flu'; fever, - 77% more...
    Bhavani8- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  9. link Sexymocha
    antibiotics and alcohol interactions
    What happens if you take Bactrim and drink alcohol
    Sexymocha- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  10. link Staned
    Bactrim nausea relief, coconut water, daily chores, diarhea, bination
    Hi, I had a skin infection on my lower left leg with pus... I assumed it was malaria, coming form Nigeria 6 weeks before the infection. I used anti malaria - Anthesunate, but it was not working as the pains in my joints increased and chills became fr - 84% more...
    Staned- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  11. link Ladysunshinek
    Bactrim hunger pains, sick to my stomach, miserable experience, hematoma, indigestion
    After reading all the other side effects, I think I'll stop complaining LOL I've been on Bactrim for one week and one day and it's been the most miserable experience! I fell a few weeks ago and had a hematoma that brought on cellulitis, thus the Bact - 75% more...
    Ladysunshinek- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  12. link Adrine
    I am taking the same thing for a reoccuring tract infection. I woke up this morning starving but i had no appetite. I felt disgusted by food but i knew i needed some. I forced down a cookie and went to school where i had sudden hot flashes, nausea, f - 38% more...
    Adrine- over a year ago
  13. link Skippies2
    Bactrim sore wrist, wrist joint, swollen gland, generic brand, uti
    I have been taking the generic brand of Bactrim for a UTI for 5 days now, the symptoms starting on day 2 of the Bactrim...I developed the worse migraine I have ever had, pulsating and throbbing to the point where I was unable to get up, nausea, extre - 73% more...
    Skippies2- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  14. link Belle77
    Bactrim vaginal area, augmentin, lesions, medication
    I began taking Bactrim for an problem I had with my ear. After the first dose, I developed a sore on my lip that is red, dry, cracked, and painful. Along with that, I also developed painful and itchy red lesions in the vaginal area. I did not have an - 45% more...
    Belle77- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  15. link Beth27584
    Bactrim problem doctors, skin abcess, dizziness, back pain, nausea
    Well due to my on going skin abscess problem doctors keep trying to prescribe Bactrim to me. Here are the side effects that I have and the reasons that I will not ever take it again. I have Nausea, dizziness, the inside of my mouth is raw and have se - 33% more...
    Beth27584- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  16. link Michele123m
    Bactrim bactrim ds, eye sockets, ringing in my ears, ringing in the ears, cyst
    The doctor prescribed Bactrim DS, two tablets twice a day for abscessed cyst. After the fourth dose, my blood pressure went up to 190/90 and my heart was racing. The next day, I didn't take the morning dose, and went to the doctor in the afternoon. M - 75% more...
    Michele123m- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  17. link Thesurf
    Bactrim mild sun, prostate infection, benedryl, hot flashes, withdrawl
    I just finished taking Bactrim (generic) for 10 days for a prostate infection. For the entire time I have been living with nausea, hot flashes, pressure in my neck and head, sensitive skin like a mild sun burn. I have been thinking it may be the infe - 57% more...
    Thesurf- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  18. link Lisaphx
    Bactrim welts, uti, next morning, antibiotics, medication
    Immediately after finishing a 7 day round of Bactrim for a UTI, I developed some itching on my back. By the next morning, I had developed raised welts all over my body. I really didn't think of it as a side effect of the medication, especially since - 35% more...
    Lisaphx- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  19. link Chicki09292
    Bactrim recurring uti, allergic reaction, next morning, lips, epinephrine
    I took 1 Bactrim for a UTI at 10 pm, and the next morning, the left side of my mouth was swollen, and the left side of my lips were doubled in size. My throat was also sore. I was advised by my doctor to go immediately to the ER, where I was given an - 44% more...
    Chicki09292- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  20. link Kaye1963
    Bactrim viral menengitis, meningitis symptoms, drug allergy, viral meningitis, sinus infection
    My strong and healthy 26 yr old grandson was admitted to the hospital last week with extreme nausea, severe body aches, headaches, chills, fever, coughing, difficulty walking and slurred speech; the doctor diagnosed meningitis and after a spinal tap, - 83% more...
    Kaye1963- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  21. link Rcope09
    Bactrim sinus infection, stomach pains, healthcare clinic, six days, laid back
    I was prescribed Bactrim six days ago for a sinus infection by a P.A. at an Urgent Healthcare Clinic. I had only taken it three days, when I woke up in the middle of the night with stomach pains. I thought maybe if I had some juice, I would feel bett - 78% more...
    Rcope09- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  22. link Quigleykat
    Bactrim muscle pain, mrsa, rash, nausea, meds
    I was prescribed bactrim 2 pills a day, to be taken twice a day. So 4 pills a day, I took this medicine to fight an infection with possible MRSA in my finger. On day 6 of taking the medication I was experiencing constipation and nausea. Kept taking t - 60% more...
    Quigleykat- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  23. link Anew44
    Bactrim oral antibiotics, benadryl, sensitive skin, dermatologist, rash
    I had been prescribed Bactrim for mild acne by my dermatologist. After taking my second dose before bedtime, I then woke up in the middle of the night with a head to toe red, scaly, itching rash. I took Benadryl, but am going in to consult my doctor. - 45% more...
    Anew44- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  24. link Jdiluci2
    Bactrim mrsa infection, flu like symptoms, antibiotic, janice, flu
    Was prescribed Bactrim for an MRSA infection.. Took the medication for 5 days and developed flu like symptoms. Went to the doctor, he said it was not the antibiotic but a virus and told me to keep taking Bactrim. 3 days later I still have a fever and - 42% more...
    Jdiluci2- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  25. 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
  26. link Intoinfinity
    I don't know about most of you, but I always feel like I am coming down with, or already have the flu when taking Benadryl. I'll take it before bed and the following evening I'll feel very strange and tired. I'll swear to myself that I'm coming down - 51% more...
    Intoinfinity- over a year ago
  27. link Sadie3
    Bactrim low grade fever, benedryl, predisone, red face, clindamycin
    My daughter woke up today with a rash covering her entire body. We have been off Bactrim for 24 hours and thankfully did not start the Clindamycin yet. The doctor at the ER was sure that it was an allergic reaction and advised me to give her Zyrtec w - 66% more...
    Sadie3- over a year ago - in Bactrim