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I had a urine infection in April, and my GP put me on

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I had a urine infection in April, and my GP put me on Trimethoprim 200mg for 2 weeks. During the treatment, and since then, I have had many broken nights sleep. Last night I had only 3 hrs again. Today I don't feel well. Can you help?
JA: How long have you been using trimethoprim? Has it helped at all?
Customer: Yes, I took it for 2 weeks and it cleared the infection.
JA: Got it. Have you used anything besides trimethoprim for this?
Customer: yes, I applied canesten externally.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Yes, I feel too hot, and hence can't sleep, but my temperature is normal
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 days ago.

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

These symptoms should be temporary.

You should discontinue bactrim and your sleep problem should resolve

Meanwhile, you can take Diphenhydramine 50 mg before bedtime to help you sleep well.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 days ago.