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Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim, SMX-TMP

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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole or co-trimoxazole (BAN) is an antibiotic used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial, fungal and protozoal infections. It consists of 1 part trimethoprim to 5 parts sulfamethoxazole. The drug has been marketed worldwide as generic preparations and under multiple brand names, including Septra (GlaxoSmithKline plc) and Bactrim (Hoffmann-La Roche). Co-trimoxazole is generally considered bactericidal, although its components are individually bacteriostatic.[2] It...

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Sulfamethoxazole Trimethoprim (TMP)
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What does the pill look like? ## Well, since it is a generic for Bactrim, there are many on the market and they will all have different markings, depending on the dosage and manfacturer. Some markings include: IP 272 5898 V MP 85 93 089 IP 271 MP 81 E 112 SZ 286 DAN DAN 5547 33 BIOCRAFT And this is in no way a comprehensive list. Do any of these match the pill you are asking about? If not, please post back with the imprint from your tablet and I will gladly look it up for you. ## I believe it has hs 94 on it
Updated 2 years ago.
Smz Tmp Ds 800 160 Tab
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is this used for urinary tract infections ## Hi Janet - yes, this SMX-TMP is a combination of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, in the ratio of 5 to 1, used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections (including urinary tract infections). You can read more details about this medication at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## I just had surgery 3 weeks ago. Removed 2 stones in Parotid gland, sent home with ceflex, I was faithful and used every bit. 2 days ago UTI came on. Rx'd w SMZTMP DS 800-160 2x daily for only 3 days. I called yesterday for test results and positive for E coli. Now we are on a holiday weekend and I took my last SMZ TMP pill a little while ago. I was fine all day, up till an hour ago. Same symptoms. Pa...
Updated 2 years ago.
red fingertips and cheeks
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my 6 year old is taking smz-tmp 200-40/5 sus hi-t,has been taking twice aday for two days now.tonight her cheeks and finger tips were red,and she said finger tips were burning,dr not available any suggestions. ## what would make my fingertips purple
Updated 2 years ago.
smz-temp 800-160
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My 44 year son taking this drug for bacterial bladder infection. Following completion of the med, his urine is dark & grainy & it's difficult to urinate. Might this be a side effect of the drug? ## Side effects of Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim can include a wide variety of different symptoms. You can see the list of them I posted below. I think you'll find that one or more of these symptoms could be exactly what he is experiencing: Fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash; the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild; pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding; cough, feeling short of breath; diarrhea that is watery or bloody; feeling restless or irritable, confusion, hallucinations, seizure; slow heart rate, weak pulse, se...
Updated 2 years ago.
Sulfameth Trimethoprim 800/160 tabs
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Recently had deep cleaning of teeth my dentist and am now experiencing gum soreness of a molar that feels like an infection. Also had shoulder replacement surgery in August, 2010. Is medication indicated. ## Yes, it is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, so hopefully it will help with your molar. You might want to try swishing some room temperature salt water in your mouth, as that has helped me with gum soreness in the past. More details about this medication are available at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. Hope this helps & good luck!
Updated 3 years ago.
Sufameth Tmp Ds
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i've been taking sufameth/tmp ds prescribed by my doctor for a nose infection , i've taken it 3 days and my b.p is very high,my stomach hurts, i don't feel like eating, i feel terrible, can i stot this medication now. ## It sounds like the side effects of this drug are worse than the symptoms you were trying to fight. I think that anyone who is experiencing this degree of side effects should contact their doctor as soon as possible to let them know what your experiencing and seek out other remedies. Following up with a Naturopath is probably going to be a "safer" alternative than returning to your doctor for more prescription medication, as you pay the price in side effects rather than for it to just work how it should. Most natural remedies have very little, if any ...
Updated 3 years ago.
rash on legs after 9 days of use
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My 5 yr old was placed on this med for possible uti and she came home from school today with a rash on 1 of her legs, she was given a bath and by the time she went to bed there was some rash on the other leg. Does she need to go the dr or just need benedryl? ## i suggest a dermatolist, also if you live where there are deer ticks i check for lyme diease, esp. if she s running a fever ## A rash could indicate the beginnings of a severe skin reaction to this drug. If you have not already done this, notify the prescribing physician asap. Good luck and please let us know what ends up happening... ## What about burnning sensations on my legs, n my face .
Updated 3 years ago.
Chest Mucous
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Is Sulfameth Trimethoprim Used For Chest Mucous? I have a cough with lots of yellow/green mucous. ## This medication is indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections. So, if your doctor believes you are experiencing the chest mucous as a result of an infection, then this is probably the best medication for you to take at the moment. You can read more about this drug at: Hope this helps!
Updated 3 years ago.
Drinking while Taking Sulfameth tmp
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can you have a few cocktails while taking this med? ## Sulfamethoxazole with Trimethoprim is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. For this class of medications, you are warned against the use of alcohol, because it can aggravate the side effects, such as: nausea, drowsiness and dizziness. This could cause you to become impaired much faster than usual, for instance, you may act as if you are completely drunk, after just 2 drinks, where as it may normally take you 4 or 5 to even feel tipsy. Are there any comments or questions?
Updated 3 years ago.
septran suspension
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my daughter 10 years old.she face frequently UTI even after giving antibiotic after doing culture docter priscribed septran suspension 5ml daily for 1year.Is there any side effect to my child for giving septran for ! year ## Has your daughter been tested for vesico-ureteral reflux? A condition where urine from the bladder is pushed back thru the ureters into the kidney during urination. The bladder never completely empties due to a defect in the valve between bladder and ureter. The residual urine gives bacteria a chance to multiply causing chronic UTI's. I was told by a pediatric nephrologist when my daughter was diagnosed at age two that this is condition primarily affects girls and is one of the main causes if chronic UTI's in children. ## Yes,vesico-ureteral reflux ...
Updated 4 years ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim, SMX-TMP
  • Injection: 800mg/ml + 160mg/ml, 80mg/ml + 16mg/ml
  • Suspension: 200mg + 40mg, 200mg/5ml + 40mg/5ml, 800mg/5ml + 160mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 400mg + 80mg, 800mg + 160mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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