Bactrim vs Doxycycline for UTI

Bactrim
(Rx)
Doxycycline
(Rx)
Bactrim is an antibiotic.
Doxycycline is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.1
Concern level
2.5
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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July 30, 1973
October 27, 1983
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
38,477 Discussions
65,641 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 Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Lyme
#4 for Chlamydia
#6 for Rosacea
#7 for Itching
#8 for Inflammation
#9 for UTI
#10 for Malaria
#11 for Mycoplasma
#14 for Syphilis
#15 for NSU
Our data suggest that Doxycycline is taken for Acne and Lyme, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Infection and Chlamydia.
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
Dox
Nausea
3
Depression
2
Dizziness
1
Joint Pain
1
Stomach Problems
1
Sun Sensitivity
1
Tingling
1
Sore Throat
1
Numbness
1
Bloating
1
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Bactrim
Bac
Doxycycline
Dox
Allergy
Bac
Dox
10
0
Fever
Bac
Dox
4
0
Nausea
Bac
Dox
3
3
Tiredness
Bac
Dox
3
0
Diarrhea
Bac
Dox
2
0
Headaches
Bac
Dox
2
0
Vomiting
Bac
Dox
2
0
Anxiety
Bac
Dox
1
0
Dizziness
Bac
Dox
1
1
Insomnia
Bac
Dox
1
0
Nausea
Dox
Bac
3
3
Depression
Dox
Bac
2
0
Dizziness
Dox
Bac
1
1
Joint Pain
Dox
Bac
1
0
Stomach Problems
Dox
Bac
1
0
Sun Sensitivity
Dox
Bac
1
0
Tingling
Dox
Bac
1
0
Sore Throat
Dox
Bac
1
0
Numbness
Dox
Bac
1
0
Bloating
Dox
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.
Not Available
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
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
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline Monohydrate, Doxycycline Calcium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bactrim and Doxycycline: 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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