Bactrim Side Effects

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  1. 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
  2. link Scoop
    please contact me
    Scoop- over a year ago
  3. link Eledgaro
    Bactrim fever chills, constant headache, muscle tension, doubt in my mind, flu like symptoms
    I was prescribed Bactrim to combat a recurring cyst, along with Wellbutrin to quit smoking. The first week and a half of taking it, I felt mostly ok, but did have a constant headache. I assumed this was because of the Wellbutrin, so I quit taking it. - 85% more...
    Eledgaro- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  4. link Anon1
    Bactrim bactrim ds 800, low grade fever, bactrim ds, high fever, heat type
    48-year-old female prescribed generic for Bactrim DS 800/160 2xday for 7 days. Have made it through 5 days worth and am stopping. Originally prescribed it for a high fever immediately following outpatient surgery, so was warding off a possible infect - 62% more...
    Anon1- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  5. link Randigrace
    Bactrim painful muscle spasms, bactrim ds, leg pain, cipro, old woman
    I am a 68 year old woman diagnosed with a UTI and prescribed Bactrim DS. Now, I have taken sulphur drugs many times over the years, even Bactrim, but this time I developed severe side effects, nausea, very painful muscle spasms and leg pain, sores in - 64% more...
    Randigrace- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  6. link Randigrace
    It took at least a week for the blisters in my mouth to go away, I'd say within 5 days I was feeling "right" again. If you are having trouble breathing or swallowing you should call your Doctor asap. I hope it clears up for you soon. My che - 43% more...
    Randigrace- over a year ago
  7. link Laura2k
    i took bactrim for mrsa in dec 09 no side effects, but a nice tan. i am taking it now for mrsa (it never went away) and i am having trouble breathing and swallowing, i was scared so i went to the hospital and they gave me pretnazone and benydryl. but - 55% more...
    Laura2k- over a year ago
  8. link Bacmom
    Bactrim scarlet fever, stomachache, red welts, lymph nodes, amoxicillin
    My son has been fighting strep throat for weeks. They started him on amoxicillin, which didn't work because the strep throat came back two days later. Then they put him on Bactrim. The entire week that he was on the medication, he complained of a hea - 72% more...
    Bacmom- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Bactrim
  9. link Joyceingeorgia
    I was having symptoms while taking the Bactrim too, that I didn't even realize were symptoms--foot/leg cramps, mouth pain, headache, stomachache, flu like symptoms, depression, fever, and my face was growing increasingly redder. I finished my course - 60% more...
    Joyceingeorgia- over a year ago
  10. link Hddenny
    my daughter just got out of Childrens Hospital, she got sjs from Bactrim your son's systums sound like hers
    Hddenny- over a year ago
  11. link Hddenny
    that sound like Steves-Johnson syndrome get him the E/R
    Hddenny- over a year ago
  12. link Nykie
    bactrim for toddleer
    my granddaughter started taking bactrim one week ago. Her blood levels has changed she is very tired along with several other systems. Has anyone had an;y similar side effects in toddlers oh she is two and a half years old and she started taking it f - 6% more...
    Nykie- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  13. link Coopzt54
    Bactrim tylenol, headache, medicine
    My son began taking Bactrim on April 16th, and hours later he developed a major headache. After a dose of Tylenol, his headache subsided. Then, soon as the medicine wore off, his headache returned.
    Coopzt54- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  14. link Im2gud4u
    Bactrim Ds for staph
    Is Bactrim Ds (generic SMZ/TMP DS) the best med for treating a staph infection?
    Im2gud4u- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  15. link 0s0c0a0r0e0d
    Bactrim erge, urine test, chest pain, uti, antibiotic
    well i had a UTI before and i went back to the doctor's like a couple of weeks later because i felt the erge to pee like every 3 mins. i had to take a urine test and a doctor (not my doctor) prescribed bactrim because she suspected that the UTI i had - 73% more...
    0s0c0a0r0e0d- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  16. link Abhi
    you need to get a sensitivity / urine culture test done to know which bacteria has caused the infection and also you will be able to find out to which all antibiotics the bacteria is sensitive to and resistive to. if you take an antibiotic to which t - 19% more...
    Abhi- over a year ago
  17. link Drfjc
    Bactrim yeast infection, urinary tract infection, old woman
    I just have a question. I only took Bactrim for 5 days. I am not certain the urinary tract infection is completely gone, but i now has a minor yeast infection. anyone have similar experience? ( I am a 71 year old woman.)
    Drfjc- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  18. link Coinwriter
    Bactrim allergic reactions
    I have taken Bactrim many times, and I can tell you that just because a few of you have allergic reactions doesn't' mean the drug is bad. EVERY drug has side-effects, and EVERY drug has patients who are allergic to it.
    Coinwriter- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  19. link Gab123
    Bactrim std tests, blood culture, augmentin, gyno, lesion
    I had been taking bactrim for a week when one morning i woke up feeling achy, tired, and light-headed. I noticed a slight rash forming on my arms but didn't think much of it bc i had been on the Bactrim for a week already. Then the symptoms got wayyy - 71% more...
    Gab123- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Bactrim
  20. link Colonia13
    I been taking bactrim for 9 days I fell dizzy,light headed and have rash on my peanus and legs ,arms i was wondering if I should stop taking medication
    Colonia13- over a year ago
  21. link Franniebee
    Bactrim pain in knees, anxiety attack, ankle pain, mg 2, levaquin
    Went to Urgent Care last Saturday with a possible UTI. Preliminary test positive. I was put on levaquin for three days. Received a call from Urgent Care on Monday and was told to discontinue as this antibiotic would not take care of the bacteria I ha - 72% more...
    Franniebee- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  22. link 0s0c0a0r0e0d
    i had these same symptoms, but everytime i went to the ER or to see my doc they said everything was fine with my body. Are you allergic to sulfur? if you don't know check with your doctor. I am allergic to sulfur and i didn't even know it. So I asked - 15% more...
    0s0c0a0r0e0d- over a year ago
  23. link Kandjmac
    Bactrim bactrim ds, loss of appetite, tight chest, night today, stiff neck
    Prescribed for UTI, 1 pill 2x day, actually Bactrim DS, which is 800/160 tabs. After 1 dose, next morning severe migraine with vomiting, nausea, chills, (I didn't take temp, but probably had a fever), loss of appetite, finally went to sleep for a few - 74% more...
    Kandjmac- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  24. link Amandagreencookie
    I as well just started taking birth control and its a newer one called Femcon Fe, the first few days i felt really nauseous and out of my head, Its been a few days and i keep waking up all hours through the nite with excruciating chest pain, and naus - 55% more...
    Amandagreencookie- over a year ago
  25. link Dawnb87
    Bactrim staph infection, meds, hives
    Hi. So I went to the doctor for a staph infection and he prescribed me Bactrim. Well Im on day 6 of the meds. I see improvement on my areas that were infected so I know the stuff must be working. But when I got out of the shower my right hand feels l - 67% more...
    Dawnb87- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  26. link Boatergirl
    Bactrim nasal inhaler, upper respiratory infection, doctor asap, family doc, stomach pain
    I feel so happy to have found this website and find out how common this reaction is and understand what was happening to me. I started Bacrim on 3/11 after not receiving relief after being prescribed a zpack foran upper respiratory infection. I was f - 89% more...
    Boatergirl- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  27. link Mandy1234
    Bactrim heart palpatations, suprapubic catheter, sinus infection, sinus infections, stomach bug
    Hi everyone... I had a sinus infection this past week, and had a very busy weekend and was unable to see a doctor. My fiance is a quadraplegic with a suprapubic catheter, and takes bactrim once a month to prevent UTI's (and is totally fine with the m - 88% more...
    Mandy1234- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  28. link Blueberri
    You self medicated yourself you could've died. But that has nothing to do with the medicine itself. If they prescribed it for you and this happened that would be a law suit but you took it upon yourself to take medication that was perscribed for some - 62% more...
    Blueberri- over a year ago
  29. link Lacochenour412
    Bactrim allergic to penicillin, keflex, benadryl, armpits, groin
    Within an hour of taking the medication I began to experience tingling and itching in my groin and armpits. I am coughing non stop. I feel itchy all over especially in my throat. I immediately took 75 mg. of benadryl. I am allergic to penicillin and - 12% more...
    Lacochenour412- over a year ago - in Bactrim