Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim, SMX-TMP

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Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim, SMX-TMP 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 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 both to treat and prevent pneumocystis pneumonia in people with HIV/AIDS.[1] It can be given by mouth or ...

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ip 272 sulfamethoxa 800
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this medicine is a white scored oval-shaped tablet imprinted with ip 272. ten tablets given for pain in leg after epidural in spine. Two weeks prior another doctor gave 20 pills for ear infection. it caused more pain than I had, medicine did not help, i crawl against walls and furniture when I get up. what is it? ## The white oblong scored tablet with IP 272 on it contains Sulfamethoxazole 800 mg + Trimethoprim 160 mg, and is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Based on what you are describing it sounds like you may be having a serious reaction to either the drug, or the procedure which you recently underwent. I would suggest you notify your prescribing physician ASAP. More information about this drug is available at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? P...
Updated 4 months ago.
 
Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim 800-160mg and Alcohol
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I have been taking Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim twice a day for 30 days. Today is my last day. How long should I wait to drink alcohol!? ## With most medications, alcohol can intensify the side effects, so you may experience more nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness than usual. It could take about a week for things to return to normal, after finishing this antibiotic, so it would be best to proceed with caution, according to FDA reports. How are you feeling? Have you experienced any side effects? ## I feel pretty fine. It's been a couple days since I last took it and ended up drinkin at the Cubs game last night and I was alright. I'll probably chill for a couple more days before I do again to make sure it's out of my system. Thanks for the reply!
Updated 4 months 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? ## I had alcohol while on sulfameth/tmp and did not read warning label. Now I realize that is a big problem. How long does nausea etc. usually last?
Updated 5 months ago.
 
tmp/smz ds 160-800mg and leg weakness
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I am taking this pill for a bladder infection and am suffering from a leg weakness since starting treatment. I experienced a similar thing in the past from a low sodium count. Can this be due to taking this pill? ## The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. How are you feeling, now? Has there been any change?
Updated 7 months ago.
 
cirrhosis and Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim
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Can I take this drug if I have cirrhosis? I had hep.c but was successfully treated with harvoni. Warning notes with this drug state quite clearly, "do not take if you have liver disease".
Updated 7 months ago.
 
sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim tab 800 160 for cellulitis
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It was prescribed for cellulitis. I'm allergic to penicillin and am looking for information on whether sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim is used to treat cellulitis? ## Yes, it can be prescribed to treat cellulitis, it is a broad spectrum antibiotic. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 8 months ago.
 
SMX TMP antibiotic tablets past use-by date
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I have enough 800/160 Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim tablets for a course, but they are 2 years beyond their use-by date. Will they still be effective? ## This medication does lose efficacy, once expired, so it would be best to dispose of it and see your doctor for a new prescription, if you have an infection requiring an antibiotic, as directed by the FDA. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 10 months ago.
 
Is bladder sloughing possible after medication is finished?
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I have had chronic UTI's my whole life but ran into real problems since 1998 after cystocele/rectocele repair. I had a suprapubic catheter for a few days. I got a nosocomial infection in hospital. Before all my UTIs were E. Coli. I got Kleibsiella pneumonia in my urine & over the years a variety of others. I am on cephalexin 250mg prophylactically because I have interstitial cystitis for the last 10 years. About once a year I get enterobacter aerogenes that is resistant to everything except SMX-TMP. this last time was about 6 weeks ago. Made by Vista. Skin on my hands kept peeling no matter how much lotion I used. I was also nauseated constantly. I was an RN for 38 years until 2010 when IC & fibromyalgia put me on disability. Sorry this is so long but felt background is sign...
Updated 1 year 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.
 
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 5 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.

NDC Database Records for Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim, SMX-TMP: (165 results)

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  • 0093-0088 Smx 400 mg / Tmp 80 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-0089 Smx 800 mg / Tmp 160 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0121-4793 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Suspension by Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
  • 0179-0138 Smx 800 mg / Tmp 160 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0206 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0440-2406 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Tablet by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0603-1684 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Suspension by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-1685 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Suspension by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-5780 Smx 400 mg / Tmp 80 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-5781 Smx 800 mg / Tmp 160 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0615-0170 Smx 800 mg / Tmp 160 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0703-9503 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0703-9514 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0703-9526 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0904-2725 Smx 800 mg / Tmp 160 mg Oral Tablet by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 10544-053 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-092 Smx 800 mg / Tmp 160 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-525 Smx 800 mg / Tmp 160 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-926 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-940 Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 145 more results ...

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