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urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that affects any part of the Urinary system. Symptoms include frequent fe...
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Macrobid 6,956
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Last Update February 4, 2016
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Bactrim vs Cephalexin for UTI

Bactrim
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Cephalexin
Other name: Septra Septra
Other name: Keflex Keflex
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
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2.2
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for UTI
1.2
Concern level
3.3
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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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Cefalexin (International Nonproprietary Name) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an orally administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to the i...
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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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Cefalexin (International Nonproprietary Name) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an orally administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to the i...
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post this to let everyone else know. Cephalexin works wel...
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" ...and I was put on Bactrim twice a day. I have had several UTIs before and it has worked in the past. However, this time around 2 days after the medicine I wasn't seeing improvements so I went back... "

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Quote: I'm allergic to Bactrim and Cipro, so when I got...
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" Quote: I'm allergic to Bactrim and Cipro, so when I got a UTI a few months ago, I was more concerned about what I would be given than the fact that I was sick. The NP at the walk-in clinic gave... "

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now on Cephalexin, with a topical solution, and its working...
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" ...bullshit. I started taking bactrum with a topical solution. It helped for sure, but it made me lose my appetite. I am now on Cephalexin, with a topical solution, and its working great, both bactrum... "

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I would take this again as it was gentle and no side effect...
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" ...have any real issues with Cephalexin but it did not clear up my Paronychia infection as I had hoped. I would take this again as it was gentle and no side effects... "

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too. Cephalexin did nothing for her. That doesn't mean...
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" ...eat with the AB. My daughter did very well on Bactrim and loves Doryx too. Cephalexin did nothing for her. That doesn't mean it ...for all ages. She takes Yasmin to help with regulating... "

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at all. The only thing it really does it make me EXHAUSTE...
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" ...am very sensitive to antibiotics. Bactrim makes me nauseous, gives me a rapid heart beat, and makes me feel like I have a fever. Cephalexin on the other hand, doesn't make me feel sick at all. The... "

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back Cephalexin also gave me a rash). Who knows! The...
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" ...a rash with the Levaquin (and looking back Cephalexin also gave me a rash). Who knows! The nurse from our doctor's office asked how I was feeling otherwise, I told her my UTI related symptoms and pain... "

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give me Bactrim. Except once, when they gave me cephalexin
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" ...get a UTI, they give me Bactrim. Except once, when... "

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not take while breastfeeding\" and the gave me cephalexin...
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" ...with a UTI and given bactrim, which I refused because ...take while breastfeeding\" and the gave me cephalexin... "

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o to the E.R! Switched to Bactrim and having a much better t...
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" User Reviews for Cephalexin \"Was just starting and took one pill....about 2 hours later I was experiencing horrid stomach pains and vomiting. I also... "

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