Sinus Infections

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Sinusitis is inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, which may be due to infection, allergy, or autoimmunity issues. Most cases are du...
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Bactrim vs Biaxin for Sinus Infections

Bactrim
VS.
Biaxin
Other name: Septra Septra
Other name: Clarithromycin Clarithromycin
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Sinus Infections
1.7
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for Sinus Infections
2.9
Concern level
3.4
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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 ...
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Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pneumonia (especially atypical pneumonias associated with Chlamydia pneumoniae or TWAR), s...
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Nausea
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Tiredness
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Headaches
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Diarrhea
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Vomiting
2
Depression
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Dizzy
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Anxiety
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Allergies
7
Headaches
3
Anxiety
3
Asthma
2
Depression
2
Dizzy
2
Insomnia
2
Stomach Pain
1
Metallic Taste
1
Stomach Problems
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About Bactrim
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 ...
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Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pneumonia (especially atypical pneumonias associated with Chlamydia pneumoniae or TWAR), s...
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were treated with antibiotics (biaxin). I have a history...
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" I recently had a respiratory/sinus infection and cold symptoms that were treated with antibiotics (biaxin).  I have a history of ...then relapsed and was given a different antibiotic (bactrim).  After 5... "

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for a couple of months now. Was on biaxin which helped...
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" ...infections can be frustrating. I have had a sinus infection for a couple of months now. Was on biaxin which helped with most of it, ...like to avoid it. Bactrim never works on sinus infections for... "

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likes to prescribe Biaxin because it is broader spectrum,...
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" Bactrim used to get rid of ...the moucus. Now the doc likes to prescribe Biaxin because it is broader spectrum, but I always thought Bactrim... "

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or a week b4 starting the biaxin, since my child typically g...
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" ...starting my child on the bactrim for a week b4 starting the biaxin, since my child typically gets so agressive on meds. i see the bactrim helping with sleep a teeny ...this get... "

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switched her to biaxin and rifampin which produced...
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" ...anything for bartonella. DD had an allergic reaction to bactrim, which I originally put down ...I twigged. The LLMD switched her to biaxin and rifampin which produced a... "

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drug) for seven months, for lyme and morgellons. It helped...
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" I took Bactrim (and Biaxin, a sulfa drug) for seven months, for lyme... "

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problems with antibiotics I was on Biaxin for a month after...
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" ...problems with antibiotics I was on Biaxin for a month after ...them for 2 weeks. I tried Doxy also tore up my GI tract really bad I ended at the ER before Doxy we tried Bactrim only worked for couple... "

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biaxin, the leg pain began. That's great that it's working a...
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" ...that the babesia caused your leg pain? I am having the ...different combo. I also take bactrim though and when I added bactrim and biaxin, the leg pain began. That's great that it's working and your... "

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already taking Biaxin and Bactrim. Adding the Bactrim...
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" ...taking 3? I'm already taking Biaxin and Bactrim. Adding the Bactrim seems like it might be helping a little, but I've only been on the full dose for about 2 weeks. I had an increase in my symptoms... "

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ch better since I started biaxin which I understand helps t...
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" ...Me: That sounds like me exactly. I am feeling so much better since I started biaxin which I understand helps the Lyme disease, but ...that, but I still have the extreme fatigue, especially in the a.m.... "

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