25 patient evaluations for Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim (cotrimoxazole)

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Nov 16, 2008 (Started Oct 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg-160 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 4, 2008 (Started Aug 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (anxious mood, weight loss, sickness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 7680 mg Daily
Side effects: anxious mood, sickness, weight loss

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Dec 1, 1997 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, fever)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Try the Bactrim desensitizing treatment to see if it might help in being able to take this usually-effective, inexpensive medicine. After twice failing desensitization, I was placed on Diflucan tablets when my t-cell count was below 200 count.
Side effects: nausea, fever

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Dec 29, 2009 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for urinary problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 80 mg-16 mg/mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Take this when you first have problems with your urine
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 15, 2009 (Started Sep 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for staph infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 800 mg-160 mg Daily

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Jan 4, 2010 (Started Dec 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 800 mg-160 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 26, 2009 (Started Dec 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 800 mg-160 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 3, 2010 (Started Jul 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support immune health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg-160 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 22, 2010 (Started Jul 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg-160 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 4, 2010 (Started Feb 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg-80 mg Daily

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Apr 20, 2010 (Started May 29, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pneumonia symptoms)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg-160 mg Daily

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Jun 25, 2010 (Started Jan 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for UTI symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg-160 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take maintenance dose daily, and an extra one if urine smells funny. It works.

Jan 19, 2009 (Started Jan 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for UTI symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg-160 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was having increasingly frequent UTI's. Since staring this maintenance dose, I think I have only had 1 or 2 "issues".

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