Bactrim vs Fluconazole

Bactrim
(Rx)
Fluconazole
(Rx)
Bactrim is an antibiotic.
Fluconazole is a fungal medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.1
Concern level
2.5
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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July 30, 1973
July 29, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
38,475 Discussions
14,551 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 Thrush
#3 for Candida
#4 for Itching
#6 for Rash
#7 for UTI
Fluconazole is prescribed for Thrush, Yeast Infection, Candida and Fungal Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Itching, although it is not approved for this condition.
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
Flu
Nausea
1
Fever
1
Diarrhea
1
Bleeding
1
Headaches
1
Anxiety
1
Breast Pain
1
Stomach Pain
1
Sore Throat
1
Weakness
1
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Bactrim
Bac
Fluconazole
Flu
Allergy
Bac
Flu
10
0
Fever
Bac
Flu
4
1
Nausea
Bac
Flu
3
1
Tiredness
Bac
Flu
3
0
Diarrhea
Bac
Flu
2
1
Headaches
Bac
Flu
2
1
Vomiting
Bac
Flu
2
0
Anxiety
Bac
Flu
1
1
Dizziness
Bac
Flu
1
0
Insomnia
Bac
Flu
1
0
Nausea
Flu
Bac
1
3
Fever
Flu
Bac
1
4
Diarrhea
Flu
Bac
1
2
Bleeding
Flu
Bac
1
0
Headaches
Flu
Bac
1
2
Anxiety
Flu
Bac
1
1
Breast Pain
Flu
Bac
1
0
Stomach Pain
Flu
Bac
1
0
Sore Throat
Flu
Bac
1
0
Weakness
Flu
Bac
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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D Category D
Before taking Bactrim during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
D Category D
Before taking Fluconazole during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Bactrim and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Fluconazole and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
Fluconazole, Fluconazole In Saline Iso-Osmotic
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bactrim and Fluconazole: 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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