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Side effect(s) of Co-trimoxazole

Read the side effects of Co-trimoxazole as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite.

Blood - Decrease in blood cell counts.

Allergic - Skin inflammation, eruptions, rash, itching, redness, hives, bruising and photosensitivity.

Gastrointestinal - Liver inflammation/damage, jaundice, hepatic necrosis, elevation in liver enzymes, inflammation of intestine/pancreas/tongue, mouth ulcer, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

Genitourinary - Kidney failure, Blood Urea Nitrogen and absence of urination.

Central Nervous System - Brain inflammation, convulsions, incoordination, fainting, ringing in the ear, headache, hallucinations, depression and nervousness.

Metabolic - Low blood sugar.

Musculoskeletal - Joint/muscle pain.

Respiratory - Cough, shortness of breath and lung infection.

Miscellaneous - Weakness, fatigue and sleeplessness.

Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Co-trimoxazole

Co-trimoxazole(Bactrim) generic is a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, prescribed for certain types bacterial infections. It is also used to treat traveler’s diarrhea. It eliminates bacteria that cause various infections.
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