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

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Condition: Skin Infection
7/16/2012 8:43:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i had severe cellulites on both fore arms and left hand, was hospitalized because was so bad went into sepsis state. I got released with prescription for bactrim ds / 14 days and keflex. Am on day six , it difficult to take them, hard to swallow, pretty bad nausea , and gas .......infection is clearing up , am grateful for that. praying dont have any more side effects . reading these posts ar ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
7/10/2012 1:09:09 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Was on the generic version for 10 days...Infection is almost gone. Was wondering why my muscles and joints are so sore and why I'm so exhausted...Now after reading the reviews I know why...I've also had a problem sleeping...These symtons not as bad as what others have experienced...just hope infection clears and don't have to take any more.

Condition: Skin Infection
5/9/2012 11:30:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
First I would like to say thank you to all the users who have posted their experiences with this medication. I normally do not post reviews but felt that my experience may help others as well. My doctor prescribed this med for a skin boil that didn't respond to a previous dose of Amox/Clav. On my second day of taking this, I experienced what I thought was too much caffeine from my morning c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
5/4/2012 6:53:20 PM

Reviewer: ginna1225, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was diagnosed with a celulitis infection on my finger, that created a red line from the point of infection half way down my arm. They gave me an iv in the doctor's office and that caused extreme itching in scalp and redness all over face and neck, they immediately stopped and gave me bactrim and told me to take two twice a day and watch for symptons. however I am leaving the country and my d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
5/4/2012 7:41:27 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
persistent headache, neck stiffness,

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