Bactrim DS 800mg 160mg Tablets ( Generic Equivalent ) is used to treat ear infections, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, traveler`s diarrhea, shigellosis, and Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Generic for Bactrim DS: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
fever, chills, swollen glands, body aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat;
new or worsening cough;
pale skin, feeling light-headed, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating;
easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
severe tingling or numbness, slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness;
nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
urinating less than usual or not at all;
hallucinations, seizure (convulsions);
low blood sugar (headache, hunger, weakness, sweating, confusion, irritability, or feeling jittery);
the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild; or
severe skin reaction -- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
Less serious Generic for Bactrim DS side effects may include:
painful or swollen tongue;
dizziness, spinning sensation;
ringing in your ears; or
tired feeling, sleep problems (insomnia).