Bactrim Side Effects

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  1. link Nikki121
    Bactrim nausea and vomiting, slow heart, legs and feet, cant sleep, experence
    i started on bactrim 3 days ago to treat a strep throat, within a couple of hours of taking the 1st tablet i had nausea, and vomiting and diarrhea, 12 hours later i took my 2nd tablet, soon after i noticed i had a slow heart beat, paputations, tingli - 74% more...
    Nikki121- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  2. link Sparkalinsey
    Bactrim severe sunburn, burning sensation, lower chest, pain med, 6th day
    I was prescribed Bactrim for a UTI and felt worse after starting the Bactrim...headaches, chills, aching all over my body. On the 6th day of taking Bactrim I woke up with a burning sensation on my back, by the 7th day the burning sensation had spread - 77% more...
    Sparkalinsey- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  3. link Elle0827
    I began experiencing the same exact symptoms last night. It feels like I have fire ants covering my entire body! From my scalp, inside my mouth, my lips all the way down my legs. It is excrutiating!! How are you feeling? Have you symptoms begun to su - 12% more...
    Elle0827- over a year ago
  4. link Nationsnatives
    I feel for you. This will last about 3-6 months. What you are experiencing is a severe allergic reaction to Bactrim. I don't know what is with these Doctors that keep pushing this medicine onto people. Sulfa drugs are really good drugs. But with gene - 71% more...
    Nationsnatives- over a year ago
  5. link Fredphifer
    Bactrim clindamycin hcl, pump doctor, benydryl, insulin pump, clindamycin
    I had an infection from infusion set with insulin pump. Doctor gave ma Bactrim. Now I have a very enlarged knot on the undersized of my penis and it is sore and tender and is horrible to look at. They told me to take 2 benadryl now and 1 every 4 hour - 37% more...
    Fredphifer- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  6. link Maryna
    Bactrim bactrim ds, hiv hepatitis, mouth corners, white cells, skin reactions
    I read all these terrible stories and after my own terrible experience with Bactrim I want to say if you have ANY symptom possibly from taking this (or really any medication) STOP. I went in to the ER for the burning pain and blacking out. Blood test - 88% more...
    Maryna- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  7. link Mike00
    Bactrim medical mistake, going to the doctor, hypochondriac, sepsis, twelve hours
    I'm currently experiencing day five of being prescribed to generic bactrim for having an infected puncture wound. The immense amount of suffering I have gone through has been like nothing else in my life. Within twelve hours of taking my first pill I - 88% more...
    Mike00- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  8. link Cshaw331
    Bactrim sulfameth trimethoprim, severe mood swings, t touch, trimethoprim, allergic to sulfa drugs
    Wow, I'm glad I found this site...I was prescribed the generic for Bactrim (Sulfameth/Trimethoprim), 2/day for 10 days. Within hours of the first dose, the headache (tylenol wouldn't touch the pain) started and progressed to stay with me for 24 hours - 67% more...
    Cshaw331- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Bactrim
  9. link Cg2321
    I was prescribed sulfameth/trimethorim 800/160 tabs take one tablet every12 hours. Two hours after taking it I woke up nausus, head spinning, extreme pressure in the back of my eyes, vomitting. This lasted for 14 hours. I called the doctor and he tol - 29% more...
    Cg2321- over a year ago
  10. link Jennifercarpenter
    Bactrim burning sensation, hives, stomach, legs
    yes my husband was prescribed Bactrim and the next day he broke out in the hives all over his back,neck,stomach,and his legs very itchy burning sensation i cant stand it
    Jennifercarpenter- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  11. link Franniebee
    Bactrim mild rash, bloated stomach, stomach gas, levaquin, uti
    I have to correct myself, yesterday I posted that I was on Bactrim 500, it was Bactrim 800. Levaquin the first medication prescribed was 500. I did not take a bactrim this morning. I awoke with a mild rash on my chest, bloated stomach, gas and heard - 55% more...
    Franniebee- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. link Kgarbac
    Bactrim kidney infection, kidney damage, anti biotics, i don t care, backaches
    I am so glad to find this page! I am so scared! I was given Bactrim today for a slight UTI/kidney infection. I have an some bad UTI's and a kidney infection before my 1st time. Now, everytime I get even a mild UTI, my kidneys ache a bit. Well, I coul - 88% more...
    Kgarbac- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  15. link Debsie72
    Bactrim middle ear infection, small red bumps, cartiledge, benadryl, crackling
    Had severe middle ear infection in both ears. Dr stated most antibiotics are for 7 days, but I would need the bactrim for 10. By 10th day (yesterday), my ears are still congested and crackling, and I had symptoms of fever-the chills, then hot. But, I - 75% more...
    Debsie72- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  16. link Johndough
    Bactrim pro biotics, smooth sailing, medical marijuana, doxycyclin, sulfer
    i was/am on a combo of doxycycline (2 a day for 20) and bactrim (2 a day for 10) for MRSA in my knee that flared up a month after a run on clindamycin (2 a day for 10). Ive been on Bactrim before, for staph 4 years ago, and i think it did the same th - 86% more...
    Johndough- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  17. link Bepee
    You are so lucky you can get pot prescribed.
    Bepee- over a year ago
  18. link Bepee
    Bactrim minute intervals, food poisoning, morphine, diarrhea, knees
    I took bactrim last night for a uti. 2 hours after taking I began throwing up and continued to do so for 8 hours in 20 minute intervals. Then I got diarrhea that is still going. It been almost 20 hours. I went to the E.R. For fluids and they gave me - 46% more...
    Bepee- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  19. link Liveandlearn
    Bactrim cold hands and feet, moderate fever, glands in neck, restless heart, google
    I started taking Bactrim to treat Epididymitis, so also related to UTI. The first 6 days went by fine, I did not notice anything special. (I did not sleep good as usual. but I did not think anything about it) The 6th night I got moderate fever and co - 88% more...
    Liveandlearn- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  20. link Peach2952
    Bactrim bactrim ds, kidney infection, allergic reaction, glands, antibiotic
    I was given Bactrim DS to treat a possible kidney infection. I was to take it 2 times a day for 5 days. I made it to day 4 when I noticed I was broke out with an itchy, burning rash on my chest, back, and arms. I also had the glands behind my ears ge - 48% more...
    Peach2952- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  21. link Knowsbetternow
    Bactrim did the same thing to me! I had never taken it before either, and recently had minor surgery and was prescribed Bactrim 2x daily for 10 days due to the site of the surgery had become a little red. On day 7 my body began to ache and my throat - 85% more...
    Knowsbetternow- over a year ago
  22. link Tokkida
    Bactrim nasty side effects, body chemistry, staph, mrsa, armpit
    I haven't finished taking the medicine yet because I'm only on day 4, but I must say that it's clearing up the staph in my right armpit. My left armpit is still swollen and hurts like hell. My mother is an RN, and she's been trying to drain the pus a - 67% more...
    Tokkida- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  23. link Aleharc
    I too have Staph infection under my armpits and this is the 4th day taking Bactrim and it makes me feel awful. I ve started taking 1 pill a day instead of 2. What in the world are the ingredients in these pills we don't have any idea of what we are i - 67% more...
    Aleharc- over a year ago
  24. 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
  25. link Ba1991
    I was just given this medication today from an ER doctor for a UTI. I get frequent UTIs that usually go away within a day, but I decided I might as well try to get something to help it this time. I was on another medication for UTIs in the past, but - 73% more...
    Ba1991- over a year ago
  26. link Betsym
    Bactrim degenerative disc disease, swollen lymph nodes, bald patches, severe headaches, tennis elbow
    I've taken Bactrim for about 8 days now for a MRSA infection I've had for 15 months. When it started, I had tried some hair-dye that irritated my scalp and the next thing I knew, I had a throbbing, hot, draining boil on the side of my head! I was put - 92% more...
    Betsym- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  27. link Tammie13
    Gluten in Bactrim??
    Is there GLUTEN in the Bactrim? Need to know ASAP...thank you. T. A.
    Tammie13- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  28. link Michaelaran
    Bactrim heart pains, manhattan college, pain in my heart, vomitting, panic attacks
    I was given Bactrim from my doctor at school ( Manhattan College in Riverdale) because I was sick for up to three weeks. After the third day of taking Bactrim, I experienced the worst tight, sharp, piercing pain in my heart and chest. I was having di - 69% more...
    Michaelaran- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  29. link Marlena21
    Read here more about side effects
    Marlena21- over a year ago
  30. link Babydawl9683
    Bactrim kidney infection, stomach pain, chest pain
    I was prescribed Bactrim for a UTI & kidney infection. Well 2 days after taking it i went into the ER because I hadn't urinated at all after starting this pill. The ER ran all kinds of test and could not find the problem and sent me home. Well it - 59% more...
    Babydawl9683- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  31. link Bactrimnomore
    Bactrim swollen lymph node, non itchy rash, swollen lymph node behind ear, rash on hands, itchy rash on hands
    Was prescribed 2 a day for 3 days for a UTI. Age 29. Within 12 hours felt nausea, chills, headache, fatigue. Within 24 hours had puffy, sore lips; achy joints; red face; non-itchy rash on hands and knees; itchy, red ears; small sores on fingertips; s - 52% more...
    Bactrimnomore- over a year ago - in Bactrim