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Bactrim / Trimethoprim / Sulfamethoxazole


Our attorneys are committed to getting justice for those affected by antibiotic-related side effects.

If you or a loved one has been injured by Bactrim (trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole), then you might be able to receive compensation for your prescription drug injuries. The most important decision you will make is hiring a Bactrim attorney for assistance – you need an advocate who has experience working on other similar cases. 

Our team at Wormington & Bollinger is here to assist. We understand the challenges of building an effective prescription drug case, and we are here to help with your trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole injury.

Serious Side Effects from Bactrim (Trimethoprim

Bactrim is actually a combination of two antibiotics: Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole. It is administered through an IV as a way to treat a variety of bacterial infections, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), urinary tract infections, and more. Unfortunately, this type of antibiotic can result in severe side effects. 

Some of the most common side effects of Bactrim include a loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, dizziness, bruising, skin rashes, sore throat, mouth sores, or a painful and swollen tongue. More serious adverse reactions might include:

  • Eye or Vision Problems:
    Serious eye problems can develop from the use of this antibiotic combination. For example, some patients have blurred vision, sudden vision loss, eye swelling, eye pain, tunnel vision, or seeing halos.
  • Heart Problems:
    The use of this antibiotic can affect the function of the heart, resulting in heartbeats that are pounding, irregular, or fast. Some patients feel like they have a fluttering in the chest or complain of sudden dizziness. In severe cases, these side effects could make a person pass out.
  • Allergic Reactions:
    Various types of allergic reactions can affect patients, including symptoms such as hives, itching, skin rashes, and swelling of the face, lips, throat, or tongue.
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome:
    This skin condition is rare but serious, and happens due to a reaction to a medication. Symptoms of Sevens-Johnson Syndrome include painful, blistering skin rashes that spread all over the body. Not only is it painful for the patient, but the rash can cause damage to the skin.
  • Other Side Effects:
    A variety of other side effects can occur with the use of Bactrim (Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole), including renal failure, hallucinations, confusion, severe headache, slurred speech, loss of coordination, stiff muscles, tremors, difficulty walking, arm or leg weakness, high fever, and more.

You might consider a trimethoprim lawsuit if you experienced any of the symptoms listed above. Make sure to choose an experienced Bactrim attorney to ensure an optimal outcome for your case. Exploring your legal options will help you determine whether it makes sense to pursue compensation for your injuries.

Talk to a Bactrim Attorney for Assistance

If you have an injury from using Bactrim (trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole), then it’s time to reach out to a Bactrim attorney for assistance. It’s important to explore your legal options. Not only is potential compensation available, but you deserve justice for your injuries.

At Wormington & Bollinger, we have years of experience helping clients negotiate prescription drug injury cases. We invite you to reach out for a complimentary consultation to learn more about our strategy for your sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim lawsuit. Contact us today, we are here to help!

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