6 Aug 2009
Bactrim DS is not a form of penicillin. It contains sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim and is a synthetic antibacterial combination product.
However, if you were inquiring about Bactrim being a penicillin because of allergy reasons then people who are allergic to penicillin will most likely be allergic to Bactrim because of the Sulfur group, which they both have. The sulfur is generally the cause of the allergic reactions.
- Bactrim DS Information for Consumers
- Bactrim DS Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Bactrim DS (detailed)
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1 answer • 11 Sep 2009
Is it for a week after the Bactrim bottle opened? 2 weeks? a month? Throughout the shelf life?
1 answer • 11 Feb 2012
She has been off bactrim for nearly 3 weeks. She just lays on couch mostly. She is nauseous in morning, has growling stomach, stays constipated ...
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1 answer • 26 Jul 2013
I have taken Bactrim DS once a day for two weeks and my forehead has broken out with tiny pimples, when will the Bactrim start working?
1 answer • 29 Jul 2013