There are NO interactions when taking Bactrim with milk or dairy products. It can be taken with or without food and milk, including dairy products.
Bactrim is an antibiotic medicine that contains two antibiotics, sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. It used to treat bacterial infections like bronchitis, traveler's diarrhea, shigellosis, and some types of pneumonia.
Nausea and diarrhea can be a side effect of Bactrim. If these occur it may help to take the antibiotic with food or milk.
For more information on Bactrim see:
Milk and dairy may cause diarrhea while on any antibiotic. If so, take Acidophilus capsules, you may purchase them at any pharmacy or supermarket. Acidophilus is considered a probiotic and will restore good bacteria in the intestines.
Best wishes to you.
- Bactrim Information for Consumers
- Bactrim Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Bactrim (detailed)
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