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Prescribed with apo-sulfatrim for UTI. Having rapid heart rate, cough, rashes, itching and muscle weakness. What to do?

On the 14th of December i was prescribed, Apo-sulfatrim 160mg, to take 2 daily for 3 days, following a UTI . The following day i’m displaying the following uncomfortable symptoms and unable to access contact from my doctor this weekend. What can i do in this situation? Side effects: New/worsening cough Light headed Rapid heart rate Trouble concentrating Red pin point spot under skin (around bumps of rash/hives Muscle weakness . Itching Low blood sugar (weakness, irritability , confusion, shakes) Hives in bum
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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Thanks for the query.
From your symptoms it appears that you are having an allergic reaction to the medication.
Low blood sugar and a fast heart rate may be signs of underlying infection.
It's better that you see your doctor ASAP and if that's not possible you should go the ER.
Hope this helps
Good luck.
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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