13 May 2011
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is an antibiotic used to treat ear infections, urinary tract and other infections.
It can be taken with or without food and milk including dairy products.
Nausea and diarrhea are common side effects of Bactrim. If these occur it would be a good idea to take the tablets with some food or milk.
- Bactrim Information for Consumers
- Bactrim Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Bactrim (detailed)
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2 answers • 9 Jul 2010
my huband was precribibed Bactrim and it made him have severe side effects,he is no longer taking that horrible med. The ladt does he toke was about ...
1 answer • 11 Aug 2010
Can you eat or drink dairy products while taking it? I heard I shouldn't but don't see any advice here about that.Connie
1 answer • 5 Oct 2010
The directions on the milk of magnesia say to drink a full 8 oz. of liquid along with the dosage, can it be a glass of dairy milk?
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