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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1 answer • 4 Nov 2009
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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
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