Bactrim Side Effects

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  1. link Tinacristina
    Bactrim prenisone, bactrin, stomach trouble, yeast infection, sick to my stomach
    I started Bactrim for a UTI and felt horrible the whole time. Sick to my stomach, trouble breathing, headaches, loss of appetite. Once I asked my husband to call 911 because I almost passed out. But then I said, wait, let me settle down. I did that a - 80% more...
    Tinacristina- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Bactrim
  2. link Gglaw3
    I am thankfull for havign stumbled upon this site, as I have been battling perpetual yeat infections due to beign on bactrim several times late last year and earlier thisyear for CA-MRSA. I have been MRSA free for over ayear, but tyhe bactrim and oth - 70% more...
    Gglaw3- over a year ago
  3. link Tokkida
    Bactrim itchy palms, puffy lips, red bumps, rashes, dry skin
    Spoke too soon. I woke up yesterday (my tenth day on the medication) with puffy lips and red bumps on my arms and thighs (I just thought it was dry skin). I also have huge red rashes on the insides and backs of my thighs. Is burning/itchy palms a sid - 11% more...
    Tokkida- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  4. 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
  5. link Micmac
    Glad to read all these different imputs. I broke out in a red rash, some hives and some just red blotchy looking areas. I have had 3 doses of Bactrim for UTI. hmmmmm......I was thinking rash could be from Stress. We are preparing for my son's wedding - 60% more...
    Micmac- over a year ago
  6. 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
  7. link Spiritscense
    Bactrim liver enzimes, sinus infection, pain in right side, strange dreams, loss of appetite
    I was prescribed Bactrim for a sinus infection. Cleared infection well but on day 2 started to feel very nauseated and VERY COLD although no fever. Strange dreams and sleeplessness. Day 3 loss of appetite and more nausea chills, (no vomiting) Day 5 w - 74% more...
    Spiritscense- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  8. link Melanie245
    Bactrim bactrim side effects, extreme fatique, chest xrays, fever chills, doom and gloom
    I was prescribed Bactrim for 10 days due to ear/throat/cough issues. After day 2 I had 102 fever, chills, sweats, extreme fatigue, and headache. After day 3/4 I started feeling severe doom and gloom. After day 5 I had insomnia and began having vision - 82% more...
    Melanie245- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  9. link Pamila17
    Bactrim tongue ulcers, achy joints, face mouth, red face, appetite
    Red face, mouth and tongue ulcers, achy joints, headache, decreased appetite and lethargic. Worse than the illness itself.
    Pamila17- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  10. link Mghrhq
    Bactrim swollen lips, assumming, hives
    Out of courtesy, are you guys taking generic or brand, assuming there is a brand form? My husband has taken bactrim before but this time he broken out in hives and major rash, itching, and swollen lips. Absolutely miserable!
    Mghrhq- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  11. link Charlesbill39
    Bactrim And Foods or Drinks
    My question is Bactrim effective with red wine? thank you
    Charlesbill39- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  12. link Cabotguardgirl
    Bactrim benadryl, sixth day, day seven, bronchitis, emergency room
    I stopped taking my Bactrim last night after a trip to the emergency room. From the first day of taking it for bronchitis, I started having headaches, pain behind my eyes and could not sleep well. On my sixth day of the medication, I started feeling - 61% more...
    Cabotguardgirl- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  13. link Robertcummings34
    strep throat
    can i get my 11year some bactrim for her strep throat
    Robertcummings34- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  14. link 777
    Good that you stopped taking this drug. Unfortunately, drs. and the drug co's make a lot of $$$ from drugs and so many people suffer from the side effects . . ..better to take natural products.
    777- over a year ago
  15. link Mjws19
    Bactrim kikuchi s disease, swollen lymph nodes, fever night, google, horrendous experience
    I feel compelled to share my daughter's horrendous experience, which we (and some of our docs) believe was a reaction to Bactrim. Her chills, high, high fever, night sweats, itching and majorly swollen lymph nodes mimicked lymphoma. She had a biopsy - 57% more...
    Mjws19- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  16. link 777
    Glad your daughter is OK now . . . .this another reason that I encourage people to take natural products/alternatives . . .instead of taking drugs that cause side effects.
    777- over a year ago
  17. link Micheleleewv
    Bactrim signs of depression, zpack, pouchitis, sinusitis, emergency room
    Wow, am I ever glad I found this site. I'm taking Bactrim for Pouchitis. I thought surely I was going crazy. Just a few days after starting the meds, I ended up in the emergency room because of a headache so severe and fever I thought I had meningiti - 66% more...
    Micheleleewv- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  18. 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
  19. link Joannalh
    Bactrim cold chills, drug allergy, red dots, recurring uti, fifth day
    My symptoms are much like others described. I was prescribed Bactrim for a recurring UTI. I have never taken it before and have never been aware of any drug allergy. I took the Bactrim two times a day for five days. On the fifth day I began to develo - 80% more...
    Joannalh- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  20. link Anniek59
    Bactrim nasty taste in mouth, severe stomach cramps, low grade fever, base of my skull, good bacteria
    Prescribed Bactrim for MRSA skin infection on my arm that I picked up at my local gym. Day 1 OK, Day 2 severe headache at the base of my skull. Day 3 continued headache, general nausea, gas. Day 4 I began to develop a low grade fever and dizziness. A - 88% more...
    Anniek59- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  21. link Swaddle
    Been on Bactrim in February after a stay at the hospital for what they thought was a heart attack, only to find out it was a panic attack. Developed a pimple and maroon color skin on the back of my neck a few weeks later, they put me on Bactrim, was - 65% more...
    Swaddle- over a year ago
  22. link Jscott12306
    Bactrim sinus infection, back pain, nausea, medication
    Wow, Im glad I found this site. I was prescribed Bactrim last week for a sinus infection. The 1st day I took it I felt horrible nausea, and had no energy whatsoever. Ive had horrible back pain all week, which I had not thought was related to this as - 49% more...
    Jscott12306- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  23. link Sput_nick
    Bactrim mild fever, mg pills, instacare, eye muscle, abcess
    I was prescribed Bactrim for MRSA on August 26th, (2) 500 mg pills twice daily for one week. My first dose was that night, and the following morning I woke up with a severe migraine, and eye muscle pain. Day two I woke up with the same symptoms plus - 74% more...
    Sput_nick- over a year ago - in Bactrim
  24. link Grandmotherof3
    Bactrim racing heart, horrible night, sweet tea, permanent damage, rest of the night
    I was started on Bactrim 7 days ago. The first two days I felt fine, but the 3rd night I got cold...very cold and could not stop shaking for about two hours. My heart was racing and I was nauseated and couldn't focus. This went on for about 8 hours b - 82% more...
    Grandmotherof3- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Bactrim
  25. link Jennj
    Yes, this is an strong medication w/ the potential for deadly reactions!! I took this 10 years ago, and it almost killed me! I found out I am very allergic. It had made such a impact on my life I am still googling it on occasion to see other peoples - 87% more...
    Jennj- over a year ago
  26. 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
  27. link 777
    Unfortunately, most drs. contunue to push drugs . . since that's all they know. They really need to take classes on natural products/alternatives. It is very sad, but. the FDA won't help. I sent a complaint about Lipitor (another poison), I received - 15% more...
    777- over a year ago