Purbac

Active Ingredient(s): Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim, SMX-TMP
Category: Antibiotics



Purbac Overview

Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX), also known as co-trimoxazole among other names, is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.[1] It consists of a combination of two antifolate agents: one part trimethoprim to five parts sulfamethoxazole.[2] It is used for urinary tract infections, MRSA skin infections, travelers' diarrhea, respiratory tract infections, and cholera, among others.[1][2] It may be used b...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Co-trimoxazole

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Purbac Double Strength Information

Can I use purbac double strength while I am taking contreceptives that are called Nordette? I have recently started both medications. ## Hello, Tray! How are you? According to the details provided by the NIH, this antibiotic may reduce the efficacy of your oral contraceptives, so it would be best to use a back up method of contraception, such as condoms, while you are taking the antibiotic. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, irritability, and PMS-like symptoms. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was prescribed purbac double strength for acne a week ago with epiduo gel. Now my skin looks like it's peeling off & dry. Is it supposed to peel off? Also, what can I use to moisturize my face as it's so...

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purbac and pregnancy

Hi. I just found out I am 3 months pregnant and I have been taking purbac but my dermatologist told me to stop it. Is my baby safe? ## Hello, Piwo! How are you? Since you are early in your pregnancy and have stopped taking it, the risks are not very high. Most medications cause greater risk, when taken during late pregnancy, as the baby develops more. However, this medication has been known to transfer through the placenta to the baby, as reported by the FDA, so please make sure that you keep all doctor's appointments, to they can monitor you for any possible problems. Is there anything else I can help with? ## If im taking purbac does it increase the chances of falling pregnant if im taking the tablets while being intimate with my partner? ## Hi. I'm HIV+ and I have been using ...

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CAN PURBAC RESTORE WEIGHT

My lost weight on the past 3months and one her colegues advised her to take purbac pills we r both neggative is it a good idea to use purbac in case someone lose weight ## Hello, Justino! How are you? You don't have to be HIV positive to take this medication, it is actually just an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash, headache and diarrhea. That said, no, it will not help someone to gain weight and you shouldn't take it, unless your have an infection. Taking it improperly creates the risk of your developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi I was fully blown my CD4 count was 37 n doctor gave me purbac,i...

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Purbac for mild acne and pimples

Hi Doc. I would like to know will taking purbac get rid of pimples? And also how long should i take it for it to be effective. I have gotten it from from the pharmacy and was instructed to take one a day. ## Hello Moeyy, First I would like to say that I am not a medical professional. Each purbac tablet contains the active ingredients Trimethoprim 80 mg and Sulphamethoxazole 400mg. Both of these medications are used to fight bacterial infections, so unless your pimples are caused by some sort of bacterial infection it is not likely that this medication will have any effect. To answer your follow up question, the manufacturer's website gives the following administration instructions. [1] Prubac Adult Tablets Children 6-12 years: One Purbac Adult tablet every 12 hours after meals. Adul...

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C24 antibiotic tablets / Purbac

My dr prescribed Purbac Ds 950 mg tabs, but the tab the chemist gave to me does not look like the correct tablet, as there is the word C24 engraved on the tab. Is this the right one or not? ## In my investigation, neither Purbac Adult, Purbac DS or Purbac Paediatric suspension are available in 950mg dosage forms. The manufacturer ("Pharmacare Limited") only lists 40mg/200mg; 80mg/400mg; 160mg/800mg - not to mention, 950mg would only represent one of the two active ingredients in Purbac (Trimethoprim/Sulphamethoxazole). To ensure that you received the appropriate medication, I would encourage you to contact the chemist where you got it from. Was your dosage custom made/tailored by your doctor to meet your own unique set of circumstances? I am also not finding any reliable data on...

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What Is Purbac Used For

Can I use Purbac for Bronchitis? ## Purbac contains the active ingredients Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim, it is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections. And it depends on the type of bronchitis that you have, some cases of it are caused by viruses, such as the cold or flu, rather than bacteria and, if that is the case, an antibiotic will not help. Learn more Purbac details here. What has your doctor recommended you use for it? ## is purbac double strength used for HIV people? ## can purbac double strength treat asthma? I have this chronic cough wich ended up triggering asthma, my dr gave me solphyllex syrup and purbac double strength ## can I use purbac for my terrible acne that just started now I in my middle 20s ## I had the same cough for months went to...

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what is trivenz used for

Hi I'm taking purbac and trivenz as a part of my treatment, but I'm losing weight and I'm HIV positive. ## Hi my partner he's using trivenz after sleeping with another partner should I will be worried Mbesh ## I'm also taking both and seemingly I have developed rash all over my body and it is itchy ## Hello Nene, The medication Tivenz is used to treat HIV, HIV infections and the hepatitis B virus. Tivenz contains the active ingredients Effavirenz 600mg, Emtricitabine 200mg and Tenofovir 300mg. The medication works by acting as a non nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, reducing the activity of viral enzymes and decreasing the growth and amount of HIV virus. I hope that this information helps.

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Purbac for HIV patients

I've been HIV positive since 2012 and i dont know my cd four count, but lately i've been getting sores in my mouth. Can i take purbac? Is it safe? ## Hello, Neoza! How are you? It depends on what's causing the sores. Purbac is an antibiotic that is only effective at treating or preventing bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. However, the sores could be due to oral thrush or canker sores and, if that is the case, the antibiotic will not help. Have you consulted a doctor for a diagnosis? ## I have hiv and am taking trivenz and purbac for the past two years. How long can I stay on purbac?

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Purbac, is it safe as an Acne treatment?

My son has just turned 13 and has developed, what I thought, were only zits on his forehead, however our family doctor says he is developing Acne and has prescribed Purbac. I am a little concerned as I do not like anti-biotics...does anyone have any info or side effects of this drug? ## Purbac is a combination antibiotic containing Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Have you tried any other options, such as over the counter treatments? ## I've used Purbac for years to control my problem skin and have found it to be very effective. ## the use of antibotic s should only be used in cases of abcessed boils, antibotics destroyed normal bacteria in the stomach an intestines, Acne is a trying prombem ...

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Are purbac and bactrim the same thing

I have a skin problem. I have a rash on my face and my back so my aunt told me to use a bactrim pill because it's good. Yesterday I went to the pharmacy to fill a prescription for them. Now I just noticed that they gave me purbac instead of bactrim. I just want to know if they can be used for the same treatment in ur body? ## Yes, they both contain the same active ingredients, Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim, which are antibiotics used to treat various types of bacterial infections. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications? Do you have any known allergies? ## Neobloc a nd metopolol are the same? Neobloc100 mg and metopolol100mg are the same

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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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purbac and ARV
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