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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Bactrim DS oral.

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Condition: Skin Infection
12/20/2007 8:34:23 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i took this drug for staph infection- it worked very fast and was quite effective, however- the side effects were terrible. i had vomitting and stomache upset, headaches, and felt tired. the benefits of the medication outweighed these side effects.

Condition: Skin Infection
11/9/2007 10:22:38 PM

Reviewer: margaret, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was presecribed Bactrim DS (bid 7days) to treat MSRA boils that I had on my back & legs. It helped with the boils, but the side effects made me feel worse than the MSRA. I had nausea, achiness, and tiredness. I would take it again as it was the only antibiotic that worked on my staph.

Condition: Skin Infection
11/3/2007 5:22:54 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Skin Infection
10/30/2007 8:40:48 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had a staph infection on my thigh. The medicine worked well, but I had oral thrush and yeast infections as my side effects. Minor case of diaharra also. Other then that no complains at all.

Condition: Skin Infection
10/19/2007 1:11:07 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had a large painful boil on my leg. The medication worked very well for that but the side effects drove me crazy. I had the sever itching, headache, vomitting & insomnia. I also have restless leg syndrome & the meds made it much worse than normal.

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