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Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine Information

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine Benefits & Uses

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine is used to treat the following -

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine

Trimethoprim
Sulfamethopyrazine

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Skin Rash Mild
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Abdominal Pain Mild
  6. Rash
  7. Jaundice Moderate
  8. Itching or burning
  9. Maculopapular rash
  10. Glossitis
  11. Insomnia
  12. Headache
  13. Blurred vision
  14. Photosensitivity
  15. Peripheral Neuropathy
  16. Epigastric Pain
  17. Angioedema
  18. Hepatitis

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine Related Warnings

Is the use of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine safe for pregnant women?

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Is the use of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine. It should only be taken after medical advice.

What is the effect of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine on the Kidneys?

Using Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

What is the effect of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine on the Liver?

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine does not damage the liver.

What is the effect of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine on the Heart?

Using Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine with Other Drugs

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amiloride

Amlodipine,Benazepril

    Telmisartan,Amlodipine

      Abacavir,Lamivudine

        Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Kidney Disease
        2. Liver Disease
        3. Gastritis
        4. Ulcerative Colitis
        5. Allergy
        6. Peripheral Neuropathy

        Frequently asked Questions about Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine

        Is this Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine habit forming or addictive?

        Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine is not addictive in nature.

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        After taking Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine can make you drowsy.

        Is it safe?

        Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

        Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine

        You can take Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine with food.

        Interaction between Alcohol and Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine

        It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethopyrazine and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

        This medicine data has been created by -
        Dr. Md Saadullah
        M.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience
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        Dr. Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        2 Years of Experience
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        References

        1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 706-708
        3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 705