Bactrim is used for treating infections due to certain bacteria. Bactrim is definitely an antibiotic combination containing a sulfonamide antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.
Use Bactrim as directed by your doctor.
Ask your doctor questions you may have about how to use Bactrim.
Store Bactrim at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep in a good, light-resistant container. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Bactrim out from the reach of kids and far from pets.
Active Ingredients: Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim.
All medicines could potentially cause side effects, however, many everyone has no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most popular unwanted effects persist or become bothersome:
Appetite loss; diarrhea; nausea; vomiting.
Seek medical attention without delay if all of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness inside chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); blistered, peeling, red, or swollen skin; bloody or black, tarry stools; chest pain; chills, fever, or sore throat; confusion; dark urine; decreased urination; depression; hallucinations; irregular heartbeat; joint or muscle pain; mental or mood changes; painful or stiff neck; purple patches beneath the skin; seizures; severe diarrhea; severe or persistent cough; severe or persistent headache; severe or persistent nausea / vomiting; difficulty breathing; stomach cramps/pain; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; unusually pale skin; vaginal irritation or discharge; yellowing with the skin or eyes.
This is not a complete list of all negative effects which could occur. If you've questions about unwanted side effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Bactrim if:
Contact your doctor or doctor right away if some of these affect you.
Some health concerns may interact with Bactrim. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist in case you have any health concerns, especially if any from the following connect with you:
Some medicines may connect to Bactrim. Tell your health care provider if you take another medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a whole list of all interactions that could occur. Ask your medical provider if Bactrim may talk with other medicines which you take. Check with your doctor prior to starting, stop, or change the dose associated with a medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.