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Bactrim vs. Mucinex for Acne

Bactrim

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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole or Co-trimoxazole (abbreviated SXT, TMP-SMX, TMP-SMZ or TMP-sulfa) is a Sulfonamide (medicine) antibiotic combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of ... Read more on Wikipedia
Dextromethorphan (DXM or DM) is an antitussive (cough suppressant) drug. It is one of the active ingredients in many Over-the-counter drug common cold and cough medicines, such as Robitussin, NyQuil, Dimetapp, Vicks, Coricidin, Delsym, and ot... Read more on Wikipedia
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By janet rowland
January 13, 2014
janet rowland wrote
bactrim and prednisone
Yesterday I was prescribed Prednisone & SMZ/TMP Generic for Bactrim. The SMZ/TMP is making my stomach feel queezy, strange dreams, slight fever. The first day on the combo I felt better, now I feel like I'm back to square 1... Not a good feeling
Mike M.  |  October 9, 2014
While both drugs can potentially cause these side effects, prednisone in particular can commonly cause anxiety reactions, including insomnia.
Definitely contact your doctor to get their opinion; if it's severe enough to bother you that much, your doctor may change you to something else or alter your dosage.
Acerbic  |  January 23, 2014
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By Cstephen
December 29, 2013
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October 23, 2013
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Mucinex DM couch and chest congestion
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Bactrim and nightmares
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What patients are saying about Bactrim vs. Mucinex

23 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
were full of fluid. I was given Mucinex and an antibiotic,...
...doctor said my ears were full of fluid. I was given Mucinex and an antibiotic, Bactri...
on Mucinex and Bactrim all last week. I still felt tight...
I was on Mucinex and Bactrim all last week. I still felt tight chested a couple days ago. I called the doctor, and the called in Prednisone. Holy crud...that stuff made me weird the first...
a no. I was prescribed bactrim, which I've had before so...
...prescribed bactrim, ...did tell the doctor I'm pregnant and I was told that bactrim, sudafed, Mucinex, and Robitussin are safe for pregnancy. I have applied for Medicaid and am waiting fo...
NAC and Mucinex also help me clear the mucus throughout...
...week course of Bactrim and Keflex....not even ...I do an albuterol treatment every 5 hours. I also make sure I do a really good round of airway ...Fizzy NAC and Mucinex also help me clear the...
believe this as I took Bactrim and Mucinex about 8 mos....
...I dontthink I have an infection yet or maybe ...believe this as I took Bactrim and Mucinex about 8 mos. ago, I was very sick, had a bad EKG ...but I thought it was the Mucinex, and didnt thin...
you as hard. I've been on Mucinex for 2 weeks but I still...
...you as hard. I've been on Mucinex for 2 weeks but I ...I'm hacking too. I think she called me in Bactrum this time instead of the zpac. My directions are...
only taking some regular Mucinex plus tylenol. I certainly...
...roaring sinus infection so I was given a steroid shot, Allegra D and Bactrim, an antibiotic. After that didn't ...now I am only taking some regular Mucinex plus tylenol. I certainly do...
it didnt work either and then bactrim. My throat is still...
...I coughed forever and then that steroid inhaler was all that helped. Mucinex is a joke and so is azithromicin. I was on that at the beginning and it didnt work either and then bactrim. My throat...
I was sick, I took mucinex, Bactrim DS and the valtrex....
...the hance of getting a cold sore while on that ...I was sick, I took mucinex, Bactrim DS and the valtrex. I can sometime get a cold sore after being sick. ...! Also, I took ranitidine, pepto ...
NAC and Mucinex also help me clear the mucus throughout...
...week course of Bactrim and Keflex....not even ...I do an albuterol treatment every 5 hours. I also make sure I do a really good round of airway ...Fizzy NAC and Mucinex also help me clear the...
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