Co-Trimoxazole Tablet include gastrointestinal disturbances, aplastic anemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, stevens-johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.
Co-Trimoxazole Tablet is used to treat certain bacterial infections, such as pneumonia (a lung infection), bronchitis (infection of the tubes leading to the lungs), and infections of the urinary tract, ears, and intestines. Co-Trimoxazole Tablet also is used to treat 'travelers' diarrhea. Co-trimoxazole is a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole and is in a class of medications called sulfonamides. Co-Trimoxazole Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics will not kill viruses that can cause colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Drug = Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim
Strength = 80 Mg + 400 Mg
Manufacture = Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd
How to take
Take Co-Trimoxazole Tablet medicine with or without food, as directed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of Co-Trimoxazole Tablet medicine without consulting your doctor.
Fatalities, although very rare, have occurred due to severe reactions including Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, fulminant hepatic necrosis, agranulocytosis, aplastic anaemia, other blood dyscrasias and hypersensitivity of the respiratory tract.
Regular monthly blood counts are advisable when Co-Trimoxazole Tablet is given for long periods, or to folate deficient patients or to the elderly; since there exists a possibility of asymptomatic changes in haematological laboratory indices due to lack of available folate. Co-Trimoxazole Tablet changes may be reversed by administration of folinic acid (5 to 10 mg/day) without interfering with the antibacterial activity.
Co-Trimoxazole Tablet is used for the control, treatment and prevention of conditions such as urinary tract infections, bacterial infections, and urinary tract bacterial infections.
Co-Trimoxazole Tablet works by preventing bacterial synthesis, thus slowing down the growth and reproduction of bacteria, ultimately killing them, and preventing the infection from spreading.