Bactrim Side Effects

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  1. link Davinson44
    Bactrim absolute poison, ginnea pigs, rash on face, lab rats, rash on face and neck
    This drug is absolute poison and should be banned from US markets. I have increased fever decreased urination rash on face and neck a cough. My doctor who prescribed me this poison examined me today an ruled out an adverse reaction. I guess as with m - 65% more...
    Davinson44- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  2. link Bactrimisterrible
    Agree! I feel awful after only 1 dose. Thank God I vomited some of that up! aches, chills, fever, nausea, etc. THIS PILL SHOULD BE BANNED!!!
    Bactrimisterrible- over a year ago
  3. link Annebsideffects
    Bactrim food drug administration, fever chills, walgreen, walgreens, pharmacist
    I'm so glad I found this site. When I called Walgreen's pharmacy to check whether fever over 100 degrees was a side effect of Bactrim, the pharmacist said "no" and said "take another dose." The fever had stopped after the 12 hours - 77% more...
    Annebsideffects- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Bactrim
  4. link Bactrimisterrible
    WOW - so glad I found this. I feel like a crazy person, feeling THIS bad off an antibiotic. This drug should not be on the market. Vomiting, extreme chills and feverish, aches and pains like the flu after only ONE dose. I refuse to take any more so t - 59% more...
    Bactrimisterrible- over a year ago
  5. link Baltimoremom
    My son had the same side effects :fever and headache and not feeling well. We stopped and then started it again one week later 2 times with the same results! It was the generic kind. I'd like to report it also. Baltimore
    Baltimoremom- over a year ago
  6. 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
  7. link Princessdish
    Bactrim swollen wrists, lymes disease, thanking god, sulfa drugs, septra
    I hate to say it, but I can relate to you all, to some effects....I went in to Urgent Care 3 weeks ago, knowing I was dealing with a UTI, I was prescribed Bactrim--2 a day for 7 days. I took the entire dose and just felt yucky. It wasn't until 6 days - 88% more...
    Princessdish- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  8. link Gummybear8605
    Bactrim stomach ache, kidney infection, backache, meds, pills
    I'm on bactrim for a kidney infection. The first day I was fine. I was in so much pain, after 2-3 pills it made me feel a lot better, I'm taking bactrim 2x a day for 7 days. I'm on day 4 and feel like crap. My backache is back, headache, cramping, st - 57% more...
    Gummybear8605- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  9. link Essy
    Hi there. I know you posted this a year ago but I thought I'd try to follow up. I finished a 7-day course of Bactrim about 8 days ago and had similar side effects as you- backache, joint pain, muscle pain in legs & arms. I feel awful and am despe - 30% more...
    Essy- over a year ago
  10. link Shellbelle89
    Bactrim spotting blood, kidney infection
    I have been prescribed Bactrim to treat a kidney infection and I'm supposed to be taking it for 14 days. Day one I was fine. Day two, I noticed yellowing of my eyes AND I was spotting blood. So I went back to the ER and they said that those ARE NOT s - 71% more...
    Shellbelle89- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  11. 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
  12. link Aengleid
    Bactrim doctors orders, chemo, germs, leukemia, medicine
    My husband was prescribed Bactrim prophalacticly while being treated for leukemia as a lot of patients are. We did a lot of research and found that this medicine is banned in other countries. It has a very long documented history of bad side affects. - 64% more...
    Aengleid- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  13. link Aengleid
    This drug has been banned in other countries......
    Aengleid- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  14. link Cfmomx3
    Bactrim mrsa infection, anxiety attacks, lump in my throat, back of my neck, hot flush
    I took this drug for MRSA and was supposed to take two pills at once for ten days. The first time I took two pills before bed and felt a hot flush on the back of my neck as I was going to sleep. The next morning I woke up I felt awful. The hot flush - 87% more...
    Cfmomx3- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  15. link Taurus4jags
    Bactrim excess mucus, chronic cough, meds, rash
    Apparently I was another victim in the long line of Bactrim prescribed patients. While it did exactly what I needed to the effect of clearing up a chronic cough with excess mucus. However, after about 20 days on the meds, I woke up to a fat lip. As t - 23% more...
    Taurus4jags- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  16. link Tcwoo
    Bactrim lack of appetite, sinus infection, body chemistry, lymph node, empty stomach
    I was prescribed a generic form of Bactrim for a sinus infection. I started having terrible headaches (so painful, I couldn't move around) and nausea (bad enough to cause vomiting) about 8 hours after I took the pill. I thought this might be due to t - 76% more...
    Tcwoo- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. link Rollerskate
    Bactrim vegetarian diet, emergency room, poison, good luck, mystery
    I experienced a very painful kidney infection about 3 months ago. I was already on cipro for a uti, but when my fever got to 103, I went to the ER. They diagnosed the kidney infection and prescribed me Bactrim for 14 days. I started feeling better ve - 89% more...
    Rollerskate- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Bactrim
  21. link Colleenmikula
    do not take this poison the worst comes after you are done with the medicine, my husband was a cyclist with a vegetarian diet and the healthiest person imaginable he now was rushed from the emergency room for heartfailure due to a mystery. no mystery - 50% more...
    Colleenmikula- over a year ago
  22. link Colleenmikula
    do not take this poison the worst comes after you are done with the medicine, my husband was a cyclist with a vegetarian diet and the healthiest person imaginable he now was rushed from the emergency room for heartfailure due to a mystery. no mystery - 50% more...
    Colleenmikula- over a year ago
  23. link Ozzied
    Bactrim painful headaches, pace maker, extreme fatigue, health freak, medical reason
    Treated for a staph infection, I was 12 days into my 14 of 2X 500mg/day on Bactrim and Cephalexin when I started having chills, nausea, migraine-level headaches, fever, swollen lymph nodes and disorientation. I went to the doctor on the 12th day expe - 73% more...
    Ozzied- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  24. link Colleenmikula
    dear sufferer you are not crazy this is poison my husband also a small business man, vegetarian and health freak took bactrim 2 weeks ago he now lies in a hospital bed and had surgery for a pace maker because his heart was failing, during the meds he - 58% more...
    Colleenmikula- over a year ago
  25. link Bactrim
    Bactrim cardiac attack, two pints, physician assistance, danger level, blood level
    Bactrim- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Bactrim
  26. link Colleenmikula
    my husband took bactrim for a supposed spider bite within days he was nauseas had severe headaches and had heart palps he had the energy of an 80 year old mind you my husband is 50 and rides his bike to work every day 4 miles with a heavy backpack on - 81% more...
    Colleenmikula- over a year ago
  27. 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
  28. link Mommyof4angels
    Bactrim bladder infection, itchy bumps, horrible experience, needles, legs
    I was given Bactrim for a Severe Bladder infection. I got hives all over me Just big itchy bumps, I felt like needles were going through my body especially my feet. Absolutely Couldn't sleep. Legs shook nonstop. Horrible experience for me!!!
    Mommyof4angels- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  29. link Km1980
    Bactrim tingling skin, eyes and ears, doubt in my mind, medical providers, night sweats
    I am so relieved to have discovered this site. I suffer from reoccurring UTIs. Two years ago I was prescribed Bactrim and within two hours felt all of the symptoms of a very serious virus, or so I thought. Recently, I switched medical providers and w - 81% more...
    Km1980- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  30. link Marlena21
    The symptoms continued throughout the night and into the next day when I started to get tingling skin, body aches, a severe headache with pressure behind my eyes and ears (which got worse when I bent over or stood up), vomiting, restlessness and inso - 12% more...
    Marlena21- over a year ago