Sulfamethoxazole Side Effects

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  1. link Lena1005
    Sulfamethoxazole feeling bloated, constipation, staff infection, eye drops, sulfameth
    I had a stye/ staff infection in my right eye. It was swollen and severely hurting me. Well, my doctor put me on sulfameth and a eyedrop antibiotic. I don't mind taking the eye drops, but these pills are making me feel horrible. I am on 1 pill twice - 70% more...
    Lena1005- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Sulfamethoxazole
  2. link Sheri1975
    Reading these replies makes me feel better. I was prescribed this drug for UTI. I took it twice a day for 5 days. I noticed i couldn't go the 2nd day on it. My stomach was in pain on the 3rd day I deiced to take a laxative, which worked, but i couldn - 41% more...
    Sheri1975- 4 months ago
  3. link Shirleysamsonn
    Sulfamethoxazole sulfameth trimethoprim, kidney infection, allergic reaction, chills, rash
    I was prescribed sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 TABS for a kidney infection, on wednesday, i took it approximately 8 pm that same night, next day about 9 am i was breaking up i had a rash all over the inner part of my arms, on my thigh down to my fee - 40% more...
    Shirleysamsonn- over a year ago - 18 Replies - in Sulfamethoxazole
  4. link Christi87
    Horrible med! Horrible headache
    Christi87- over a year ago
  5. link Michelle4
    Sulfameth/Trimethoprim 800/160. Never again! I was prescribed the medicine for a UTI that was never diagnosed. I did go to Dr but she never took a urine sample and that was not what I went to the Dr for anyways. Medicine was to be taken twice a day f - 76% more...
    Michelle4- over a year ago
  6. link Help Pls!!!
    Hi everyone. I wrote on Tuesday on the terrible side effects I had after 2 doses of sulfameth. Well i drank lots of water and gatorade all day and MIDOL for headache relief and by Wednesday morning I felt so much better. It was like I was back to my - 71% more...
    Help Pls!!!- over a year ago
  7. link Help Pls!!!
    HELP SOMEONE!!!!!! I went to the dr. yesterday and I explained the symptoms I was having the dr. ordered a UTI exam that came back negative but she still prescribed this antibiotic for 7 days she said if it didnt clear to come back in 3 days. Well I - 69% more...
    Help Pls!!!- over a year ago
  8. link Itchyme
    I recently had a lump lanced on my neck and it became infected. Dr prescribed this antibiotic. The pharmacist cautioned to look for a rash. I took the meds for 71/2 days and on the 7th day had fever and chills which subsided after taking aspirin. Nex - 69% more...
    Itchyme- over a year ago
  9. link Hpavlik
    holy crap! I just went today to doctor for a UTI and she prescibed me it I have taken two pills, besides the orange pee, nothing else but after reading this I am completly done! will not take one more yikes!
    Hpavlik- over a year ago
  10. link Marlaine_rios
    I was prescribed Sulfameth/Trimethoprim 800/160 tabs twice a day for 10 days and also for throat infection and ear infection. I was ok before drinking this med. and then I got really bad experiences, such as, massive headache, hearing heart beat on y - 47% more...
    Marlaine_rios- over a year ago
  11. link Cmkucinski
    I need the side effects
    Cmkucinski- over a year ago
  12. link Mescober
    Muscle pain in both my calf, could not stand for a long time,
    I had UTI and my doctor prescribe me the SULFAMETH/TRIMETH DS 800/160 mg 2 times a day for 10 days. My 1st day I was okay, but on the 3rd and 4th day (I am now on my fifth day) I woke up with a very severe muscle pain in both my calf that I could not - 72% more...
    Mescober- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Sulfamethoxazole
  13. link Llrascal
    I would read the side effects for Lisonopril. Then use your judgement, it is your body but when I have bad side effects I stop and contact my doctor, but most are not familiar with side effects so just do research. Sometimes my pharmacist helps me a - 2% more...
    Llrascal- over a year ago
  14. link Bells51383
    Sulfamethoxazole sulfameth trimethoprim, back ache, small waves, chills, uti
    I had been prescribed sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 tabs twice a day for seven days for a UTI. Immediately they made me feel small waves of nausea and I have a terrible back ache. I've also had a bad headache a couple of days and for some reason I f - 52% more...
    Bells51383- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Sulfamethoxazole
  15. link Kchristine1989
    I also have/had a uti and went to planned parenthood to get antibiotics. They prescribed 3 days of sulfamethoxaole. I have had a uti before and did not go through this when treated with a different antibiotic. Last time I went to a real doctor. I'm n - 60% more...
    Kchristine1989- over a year ago
  16. link Doloresb
    Sulfamethoxazole side effects
    I was given this for a UTI. By the 3rd pill I had such a bad headache (pressure behind my eyes) I couldn't move and called in sick to work. I also experienced pain behind my knees where I could stand for very long, which made the days I did go to wor - 44% more...
    Doloresb- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole
  17. link Tamarane
    SIDE effects!! discounted by doctors before surgery, too!
    I started taking sulfameth/trimethoprim combo in conjuction with k-flex under the advice of an er physician for a cyst on my neck to prep for surgery... The very first night i felt like i was going through kidney problems, had deep pains going down t - 87% more...
    Tamarane- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole
  18. link Loreal
    sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 tabs
    OMG I have experienced everything noted in the other posts on top of that I've had terrible constipation.
    Loreal- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole
  19. link Queenk444
    This med doesnt work
    I have been taking Sulfameth for 7 days now and i thought i was going crazy since I still feel as though i have this UTI. I feel like I have to urinate constantly still and every so often i get a little sharp pinch pain in the right side of my vagina - 52% more...
    Queenk444- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole
  20. link 3247brandyb
    Horrible Drug!!
    Prescribed Sulfameth - within 1 hour of taking the pill I felt like my Vagina was on Fire!! I havent slept in 2 days now. I feel 10x worse than I did before I started taking the meds.. It has been 15 + hours and the effects are still there!!!!!!!!
    3247brandyb- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole
  21. link Smauldin
    Sulfamethoxazole genital itching, kinda
    I have been on this drug for 6 days now and the only thing I have noticed is severe genital itching. I thought I picked something up off the hospital sheets at first. Not to b vulgure but I am a guy and my sack is on fire and is very red and kinda sw - 22% more...
    Smauldin- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Sulfamethoxazole
  22. link Ses272001
    The first couple times taking the med I had minor itching thought it was some mild irritation of the penis. But the last time taking it for some pimples on my back sent my penis into major itching and burning along the shaft, mostly in the evening. D - 17% more...
    Ses272001- over a year ago
  23. link Patrick1957
    Hi, I wanted to comment on your post. I took only one pill three days ago and among some other side effects, I have the same thing you mentioned. The head of my penis would itch severely and my ball sack was like you said felt like it was on fire. It - 27% more...
    Patrick1957- over a year ago
  24. link Toombs
    Allergic reaction
    Hello today i'm responding to you as best as i can while my migranes are subsiding i am a victim of medication prescribed to me for a bladder infection call Bectrim Sulfamethoxazole TrimethopriM Septra to be taken for 5 days twice a day mind you i wa - 45% more...
    Toombs- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole
  25. link Thjax
    Sulfamethoxazole testicular pain, sulfameth, benadryl, testicle, red spots
    I'm 15 and had a hurt left testicle and was prescribed Sulfameth. I took two tablets a day for ten days. On day ten, I started to get red spots on my arms and chest, then around other areas of my body. Right now I'm going to try Benadryl to alleviate - 31% more...
    Thjax- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Sulfamethoxazole
  26. link Curtis M.
    I'm 15 left testicular pain on day 3/4 I think i don't honestly remember, but I'm on the same plan thing as you for 10 days. I know its kinda late to reply to this probably, but did you feel super zoned out and like just get a "careless" ty - 43% more...
    Curtis M.- over a year ago
  27. link Cemmxm
    Sulfamethoxazole swollen lips, bladder infection, itchy hands, teary eyes, sulfameth
    I was prescribed Sulfameth 4days ago for a Bladder Infection. The first hour after taking it, I started having a horrible burning irritation on the inner vaginal area. Afer the third day I continued to have that and swollen teary eyes, my tongue is s - 45% more...
    Cemmxm- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Sulfamethoxazole
  28. link Patrick1957
    How long after you took the pills did your symptoms stop? I have swollen tongue with lots of mouth pain and can't eat, this is my third day of not taking the pill. Also broke out in a hives like red rash. I stopped after one pill. Its a terrible drug - 4% more...
    Patrick1957- over a year ago
  29. link Cueball53m
    Sulfamethoxazole taste buds, sulfameth, conjestion, cough, swell
    i've been taking sulfameth/trimethoprim800/160 for a bad cough n conjestion n in a few days my tongue swell,taste buds gone my mouth is totally dry. the skin on my tomgue seems to b splitting... i quit taking that stuff.
    Cueball53m- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Sulfamethoxazole
  30. link Patrick1957
    I had the swelling of the tongue thing after one pill. Its day three now and my tongue is still swollen and I can't eat anything the pain is so bad.
    Patrick1957- over a year ago
  31. link Billygig
    Sulfamethoxazole dry mouth, uti, rash, tongue
    I was given this drug for a UTI and have had problems with my scalp itching, dry mouth and throat and now I have a rash inside my mouth and on my tongue.
    Billygig- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Sulfamethoxazole
  32. link Patrick1957
    Hi, wanted to comment on your post. I too have a rash in my mouth and on my tongue which has caused my tongue to swell twice its normal size and is very very painful, I started the medicine three days ago and only took one pill and the next morning t - 21% more...
    Patrick1957- over a year ago
  33. link Jhughes508
    Sulfamethoxazole medication
    I started taken this medication 2 days ago and i have notice that the head of my private part have gotten sensitive to the touch. I will call my Doctor today and see about changing my medication. I hope that thing do not get any worse.
    Jhughes508- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Sulfamethoxazole
  34. link Patrick1957
    I have the same side effect as you had, I started the medication three days ago and took only one pill and had what you said happen to me. Plus swollen tongue with pain and swollen lips too. I am still recovering and won't ever use this medication ag - 5% more...
    Patrick1957- over a year ago