Bactrim DS contains sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. It is in no way related to penicillin. It is safe to take if you are allergic to penicillin. Bactrim DS is an antibiotic and belongs to a drug class called sulfonamides.
Bactrim has an average rating of 4.6 out of 10 from a total of 18 ratings for the treatment of sinusitis. 33% of those users who reviewed Bactrim reported a positive effect, while 50% reported a negative effect.
What is the generic version of Bactrim?
Generic Bactrim is called sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. With a GoodRx discount, It costs about $7 for 20 tablets of generic Bactrim 800 mg/160 mg, which is the most common strength and quantity.
Does Bactrim have side effects?
Talk with your doctor if you have black, tarry stools; bleeding gums, blood in urine or stools; pinpoint red spots on the skin; unusual bleeding or bruising. This medicine may cause diarrhea, and in some cases, it can be severe. It may occur 2 months or more after you stop taking this medicine.