I had a pretty sever reaction with anxiety, heart palpitations, shaking, loss of appetite nausea, headaches, and extreme feelings of dread. I have been off this drug for almost a week. Anxiety is almost fully subsided, but now I have intestinal irritation and lower back pain. Stools are not like normal. I just don't feel the same yet.
The drug is probably out of your system though the side effects may take a few more days to clear up. If I'm not mistaken, Bactrim is a sulfa type drug and you should be aware now that you do not tolerate sulfa type antibiotics. Tell the doctors this from now on when and if you need a sulfa type antibiotic.
Try to give it a few more days for your body to return to normal. The intestines and resulting soft stool should return to normal over the next week. Try and eat foods like yogurt to replenish the digestive tract with good "bugs" and to help with any diarrhea.
Wishing you a speedy recovery,
- Bactrim Information for Consumers
- Bactrim Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Bactrim (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 3 Jun 2012 • 1 answer
Is there any particular meds on my drug list that I may want to discuss with phys where maybe concer
Posted 20 Feb 2014 • 2 answers
Posted 30 Jul 2016 • 1 answer
Posted 20 Sep 2016 • 0 answers
Posted 6 Dec 2016 • 1 answer