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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Septra Oral.

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Condition: Other
11/16/2011 5:25:29 AM

Reviewer: djg007, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was told by my doctor to take Sulfamkthoxazole-TMP DS T 20 TAB The soft tissue infection under my arm subsided after the 10th day of use. I drank lots of water and always do. I felt listless, chills, fever, sweats and nausea. I would not recommend this drug for anyone. Find a different way. Also with any drug, (and I should know better) If you believe you are having an adverse r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/30/2011 2:17:59 AM

Reviewer: clocker87, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this drug for what I was told was a UTI (abdominal pain, fever, cramping, plus some other symptoms), though it turned out not to be a UTI at all, and whatever it was is still a mystery. I took the medicine twice daily for 3 days and experienced crippling headaches late on day two and all day on day three, despite drinking 40-60 ounces of water a day. I also had some chills, but I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/17/2010 12:27:44 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a severe reaction, causing short hosptalization. Had to get an IV to flush the septra out of my system. Had a bad infection of mastitis in my breast due to nursing, not a fun experience!

Condition: Other
12/12/2009 6:15:23 AM

Reviewer: cannons98, 7-12 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The week of Thanksgiving my 11 yr old daughter was prescribed this for a urinary tract infection. 2 days later her vagina had huge ulcers all over it and she screamed nonstop from the pain, I took her to the E.R. and she was diagnosed with Steven Johnson Syndrome. She stayed in the hospital for 3 days on IV's because she refused to drink, (she was too scared to urinate due to the pain). She ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/23/2009 4:17:47 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had immediate nausea and vomiting and sharp abdominal pains at night, I had to take medication for nausea in order to continue taking it. Caused extreme constipation and impaction even with eating bran and using stool softener.Now that I am not taking it I continue to feel nauseated when hungry, and my bowel movements are still an issue. I continue with the sharp stomach pains 4 days since my la ... Show Full Comment

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