Bactrim Report: Severe muscle pain that
A following Bactrim side effect report was submitted by a user.
Female patient reported the following Bactrim DS 800-160 Tab (generic) side effects :
Severe muscle pain that started with neck pain that moved down to shoulders, hips, thighs and calves. Also, nausea and vomiting. The muscle pain is still retuning even on the second day.
Medication Dosage: Bactrim DS 800-160 one dose taken
Medication Frequency: One every 12 hours
Patient Age: 62
Patient Weight: 156
Diagnosis: New red and hot infection with pus on left thigh.
Hospitalized? Yes ER treatment
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
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