Bactrim vs Ciprofloxacin for UTI

Bactrim
(Rx)
Ciprofloxacin
(Rx)
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Ciprofloxacin is an link kb-display="Antibiotics"antibiotic/link.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.1
Concern level
2.5
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.4
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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July 30, 1973
June 9, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
38,604 Discussions
11,518 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#3 for Acne
#4 for MRSA
#8 for Ear Infection
Bactrim is prescribed for Infection, UTI, Acne and MRSA and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#3 for Chlamydia
#5 for Prostatitis
#7 for Anthrax
#8 for Ear Infection
#9 for Typhoid
Ciprofloxacin is prescribed for Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bac
Allergy
10
Fever
4
Nausea
3
Tiredness
3
Diarrhea
2
Headaches
2
Vomiting
2
Anxiety
1
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Cip
Allergy
4
Nausea
3
Tiredness
2
Stomach Pain
2
Dizziness
2
Anxiety
2
Weakness
1
Back Pain
1
Depression
1
Diabetes
1
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Bactrim
Bac
Ciprofloxacin
Cip
Allergy
Bac
Cip
10
4
Fever
Bac
Cip
4
0
Nausea
Bac
Cip
3
3
Tiredness
Bac
Cip
3
2
Diarrhea
Bac
Cip
2
0
Headaches
Bac
Cip
2
0
Vomiting
Bac
Cip
2
0
Anxiety
Bac
Cip
1
2
Dizziness
Bac
Cip
1
2
Insomnia
Bac
Cip
1
0
Allergy
Cip
Bac
4
10
Nausea
Cip
Bac
3
3
Tiredness
Cip
Bac
2
3
Stomach Pain
Cip
Bac
2
0
Dizziness
Cip
Bac
2
1
Anxiety
Cip
Bac
2
1
Weakness
Cip
Bac
1
0
Back Pain
Cip
Bac
1
0
Depression
Cip
Bac
1
0
Diabetes
Cip
Bac
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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D Category D
Before taking Bactrim during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Ciprofloxacin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Bactrim and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 80-400 mg/5 mL, 400-80 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 40-200 mg/5 mL, 200-40 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 400-80 mg, 800-160 mg
Suspension: 6 % (6 mg/0.1 mL), 250 mg/5 mL, 500 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 500 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 2 hours before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be decreased.
Ingredients
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Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
Ciprofloxacin, Ciprofloxacin Lactate/Dextrose 5%-Water, Ciprofloxacin Lactate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bactrim and Ciprofloxacin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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