What causes nausea and vomiting after taking Levofloxacin and Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim?

Posted on Fri, 20 Jan 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I take levofloxtacin 750mg and sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160mg TB twice daily.I feel nause,vomit.Is it sideeffec?I must stop it?

take 2 drugs above i alway feel vomit and do not eat anything
Answered by Dr. Noble Zachariah 57 minutes later
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Welcome and thanks for your query.
Leofloxacin is a known gastric irritant and it is better to take it after food. However it is a good antibiotic and has good spectrum of bacterial coverage.
Please let me know why you are on Sulfamethoxazole/ trimethoprim combination? What is the bacteria suspected?
Please let me have your input .
The more antibiotics one has, the more likely are the side effects.

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