BACTRIM DS TABLET

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BAC0009
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Manufacturer : NIC-NICHOLAS PIRAMAL INDIA LTD
Composition : TRIMETHOPRIM-160MG+SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-800MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : BACTRIM - DS TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

TRIMETHOPRIM-160MG+SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-800MG

TRIMETHOPRIM

Information for patients
Drug Information Trimethoprim is a broad spectrum agent which belongs to a group of medicines called “anti-infectives”. It kills a wide range of bacteria, and is used for treating and preventing bacterial infections of the bladder or urinary tract.
Drug Alert
Alert
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug • have an allergy (hypersensitivity) to trimethoprim. •have severe liver problems •are pregnant •have severe kidney impairment •have megaloblastic anaemia or other blood abnormalities. •Trimethoprim should NOT be given to premature babies or children under 4 months old.
Drug Special Care Tell your doctor if you have problems with kidney function; regular blood tests are needed if you are receiving long-term treatment of trimethoprim or are prone to folate deficiency.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. Especially: •antibiotics such as rifampicin •anticoagulants to prevent your blood clotting such as warfarin •ciclosporin (to prevent rejection after transplantation) •digoxin (to treat heart conditions) •phenytoin (to treat epilepsy) •pyrimethamine (to treat malaria) •bone marrow depressants.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Trimethoprim should not be used in pregnancy. If you are breast-feeding, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Trimethoprim should not be used in pregnancy. If you are breast-feeding, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Machinery Interaction Trimethoprim Tablets are not expected to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
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How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty •Severe or sudden infections: (e.g. uncomplicated bacterial cystitis in women) treatment will usually be between 3-14 days, according to the type and severity of infection. Your doctor may double your first dose. - Adults and children over 12 years: 200mg twice a day. - Children 6-12 years: 100mg twice a day. - Children under 6 years: Not recommended; a more suitable dosage form should be used in this age group. • - Adults and children over 12 years: 100mg at night. - Children 6-12 years: 50mg at night. The usual dose is around 2mg per kg body weight of the child per day. Elderly: doses may be reduced in elderly patients, according to kidney function.
Drug Dose Always take trimethoprim tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Swallow the tablets with a glass of water at the same times each day.
Excess Drug Consumption Contact your doctor or nearest hospital causality department if you or a child has accidentally swallowed too many tablets.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you miss a dose, just carry on with the next dose as normal. Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten one.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop treatment without talking to your doctor first, even if you feel better.
Possible Side Effects
General Information •Allergic reaction symptoms of which may include hives (also known as nettle rash or urticaria), difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue, or collapse. •Aseptic meningitis which may show as a combination of symptoms such as headache, fever, stiff neck, tiredness, feeling ill and your eyes become very sensitive to bright light. •Severe skin reactions such as erythema multiforme (circular, irregular red patches), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (severe skin rash with flushing, fever, blisters or ulcers) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (severe rash involving reddening, peeling and swelling of the skin that resembles severe burns)
Common Drug Side Effects Long-term treatment and prevention therapy: Blood: altered number and type of certain blood cells. If you get increased bruising, nose bleeds, sore throats or infections you should consult your doctor. Stomach: feeling or being sick, this is usually mild and disappears after stopping the tablets. Skin: sensitivity to light, skin rashes which may be itchy. Muscles: muscle pain Other: Headache
Rare Drug Side Effects
Very Rare Drug Side Effects
Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not store above 250C. Store in a dry place in the original container. Do not use Trimethoprim Tablets after the expiry date which is printed on the carton after 'EXP' (the expiry date refers to the last day of the month stated). Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE

Information for patients
Drug Information
Drug Alert
Alert
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug
Drug Special Care
Drug Drug Interactions
Drug Pregnancy Interaction
Drug Breast feeding Interaction
Drug Machinery Interaction
Drug More Information
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty
Drug Dose
Excess Drug Consumption
Forgot Drug Consumption
Stop Drug Consumption
Possible Side Effects
General Information
Common Drug Side Effects
Rare Drug Side Effects
Very Rare Drug Side Effects
Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine

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