Bactrim vs SMZ-TMP DS

Bactrim
(Rx)
SMZ-TMP DS
(Rx)
Bactrim is an antibiotic.
SMZ-TMP DS is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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July 30, 1973
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
38,604 Discussions
331 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 UTI
#2 for Infection
#6 for MRSA
#7 for Acne
#8 for Prostatitis
SMZ-TMP DS is prescribed for UTI, Infection, Bladder Infection, Staph Infection and MRSA and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Sinus Infections, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bac
Allergy
9
Fever
3
Nausea
3
Tiredness
2
Diarrhea
2
Headaches
2
Vomiting
1
Anxiety
1
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
SMZ
Nausea
10
Headaches
8
Allergy
6
Insomnia
4
Dizziness
4
Diarrhea
4
Weakness
3
Tiredness
3
Blisters
2
Stomach Problems
2
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Bactrim
Bac
SMZ-TMP DS
SMZ
Allergy
Bac
SMZ
9
6
Fever
Bac
SMZ
3
0
Nausea
Bac
SMZ
3
10
Tiredness
Bac
SMZ
2
3
Diarrhea
Bac
SMZ
2
4
Headaches
Bac
SMZ
2
8
Vomiting
Bac
SMZ
1
0
Anxiety
Bac
SMZ
1
0
Dizziness
Bac
SMZ
1
4
Insomnia
Bac
SMZ
1
4
Nausea
SMZ
Bac
10
3
Headaches
SMZ
Bac
8
2
Allergy
SMZ
Bac
6
9
Insomnia
SMZ
Bac
4
1
Dizziness
SMZ
Bac
4
1
Diarrhea
SMZ
Bac
4
2
Weakness
SMZ
Bac
3
0
Tiredness
SMZ
Bac
3
2
Blisters
SMZ
Bac
2
0
Stomach Problems
SMZ
Bac
2
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.
D Category D
Before taking SMZ-TMP DS 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.
There may be a negative interaction between SMZ-TMP DS 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
Tablet: 800-160 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bactrim and SMZ-TMP DS: 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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