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Metronidazole vs. trimethoprim for Infection

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Metronidazole

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Other Names: Flagyl   Metrogel   Noritate   Metrocream   Rozex

trimethoprim

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/ 5,824 posts
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 16,051 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 5,824 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Metronidazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nitroimidazole antibiotic medication used particularly for anaerobe bacterium and protozoa. Metronidazole is an antibiotic, amebicide, and antiprotozoal. It is the drug of choice for first episodes ... Read more on Wikipedia
Trimethoprim (International Nonproprietary Name) is a bacteriostatic antibiotic mainly used in the prophylaxis and treatment of urinary tract infections.It belongs to the class of chemotherapy agents known as dihydrofolate reductase inhibitors. Trimetho... Read more on Wikipedia
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By luckyangel
April 9, 2014
luckyangel wrote
metronidazole
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By jude smith
March 14, 2014
jude smith wrote
side affects really not good
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By nikki76k
September 8, 2013
nikki76k wrote
Trimethoprim side effects
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By Kim B
August 13, 2013
Kim B wrote
Metrodinazole side effects
Ive been take acyclovir and metronidazole for shingles bacterial infection and the meds for shingles is not working Im still breaking out. What ahould I do
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What patients are saying about Metronidazole vs. trimethoprim

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tinnitus, given trimethoprim for uti. Medicine side effect...
...trimethoprim for uti. Medicine ...of Trimethoprim for a UTI, and I am concerned of any side effects with regards to my hearing. I have taken amoxicillin and metronidazole with no side effects, b...
because using metronidazole causes an yeast infection. I am...
...using metronidazole and ...Okay for me to take sulfameth/trimethoprim while I'm taking metronidazole because using metronidazole causes an yeast infection. I am suppose to...
was recently prescribed Sulfameth/Trimethoprim 800/160 tabs...
...recently prescribed Sulfameth/Trimethoprim 800/160 tabs ...Flagyl. I had a bad reaction to Metronidazole 500 mg, ...tabs, has anyone had successful results with Sulfameth/Trimethoprim 800/1...
and trimethoprim), it is fine to train while...
Is it safe to train while taking Flagyl? I am not sure ...of training regarding taking Flagyl (metronidazole) and Purbac (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim), it is fine to train while taking...
fluclox and metronidazole for a womb infection so they are...
...know has recently been taking fluclox and metronidazole for a womb infection so they are definately safe to take together. the Trimethoprim is a different class- normally ...helps and you feel ...
Trimethroprim Can i take Sulfameth Trimethoprim Ds and take...
...(metronidazole) & Trimethroprim Can i take Sulfameth Trimethoprim Ds and take flagyl...
myself were prescribed Metronidazole 400mg following wisdom...
...& myself were prescribed Metronidazole 400mg following wisdom ...dentist then prescribed Trimethoprim 200mg which ...& following that they also prescribed Metronidazole 400mg. After taking...
have taken are metronidazole, trimethoprim and cephalexin....
...three antibiotics I have taken are metronidazole, trimethoprim and cephalexin. Not sure if ...the onset of my tinnitus is at the ...my second course of antibiotics (trimethoprim) so I was won...
urine... I was put on metronidazole (whilst waiting for the...
...nitrates in urine)... I was given a 5 day course of trimethoprim, then went back a ...in my urine... I was put on metronidazole (whilst waiting for the ...carry on taking the metronidazole -...
drug combination Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX)...
...option is the antibiotic drug Metronidazole which, while effective in some ...of researchers has also used the drug combination Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) with similar effects. Mor...
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