FDA Approved: * March 23, 1978
Pharm Company: * SANDOZ
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Sulfamethoxazole Overview

Sulfamethoxazole (SMZ or SMX) is an antibiotic. It is used for bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, bronchitis, and prostatitis and is effective against both gram negative and positive bacteria such as Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli.[1] Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and skin rashes. It is a sulfonamide and bacteriostatic. It resembles a component of folic acid. It prevents folic acid synthesis in the bacteria that must sy...

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ilvitrim suspension

Is Ilvitrim Suspension good for my HIV negative baby? The doctor prescribe it while she was having a short breath problem. Thanks ## Hi Fanyana, Based on my research, Ilvitrim contains the active ingredients Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim; a sulfonamide antibacterial combination that is used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections. (not just limited to HIV). If your child's doctor prescribed it for what appears to be an upper respiratory or sinus related infection, Ilvitrim does sound like an appropriate medication for the job. However if you're asking whether or not a powerful antibiotic like this is good for your baby, my personal answer would be no, due to it's high risk of side effects. In which case, I would personally consider other more natural alternat...

smz/tmp ds 800-160 tab interpharm

SMZ/TMP DS 800-160 TAB INTERPHARM ## This contains 800mgs of Sulfamethoxazole and 160mgs of Trimethoprim, a generic for Bactrim. This is an antibiotic. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and dizziness. ## I took 2 doses of this medicine and ended up in the ER with a splitting headache, after I threw up everything I have eaten since the 3rd grade! I was disoriented and had trouble relating what was wrong to the doctors. After 5 hours in the ER with an IV, anti-nausea and pain meds... I was able to return home. Never take this medicine! ## Is this drug really bad? If so why do doctor's still prescribe it?!!!! Thanks a concerned grinch!!!! ## Yes, I've been taking this med for 4 days and am nauseated all day and into the nite. Will quit this ...

sulfamethoxazole tmp ds tab used for yeast infection

Ok so i used tho medication and got what i would like to think is a yeast infection. Thick white skimpy discharge but without the smell or itch. And i went to my GYN and was testednegative for everything but e coli wwhich was why i took it. But now there is this discjarge so i am now using an over the counter 3 day monistat to hopefully clear the symptoms and side effects of the medication. If this does not work then i will talk to another GYN because frankly im not happy with the way my current doctor treats me as a patient. ## Hello, Gabby! How are you? This medication is an antibiotic and most of them can cause a yeast infection, as a side effect, as listed by the FDA, along with nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash, headache and diarrhea. However, if you didn't have any itc...

Sulfamethoxazole/tmp DS - what kind of infection is this for?

I have this drug, but I don't know what it was for. What type of infection is this good for? ## Sulfamethoxazole is commonly used to treat urinary tract infections. In addition can be used as an alternative to amoxicillin-based antibiotics to treat sinusitis. It can also be used to treat toxoplasmosis. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## mrsa ## Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans. It may also be referred to as multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA). MRSA is by definition any strain of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that is resistant to a large gro...

smz tmp ds 800160

PLEASE SEND ME INFO ON THIS DRUG .THANKS ## I was taking this 6 months ago, but it was a round pill that said 80 mgs...i took half a pill a night (so...40 mgs). My doctor renewed my Rx but it is oval and bigger and says 800-160. How many mgs is this? ## the interpharm can you give me some info on it just to know a little about it thank you ## Sulfamethoxazole (800mgs) with Trimethoprim (160mgs) is a generic for Bactrim, it is an antibiotic that is used to treat, or prevent bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Tara, there is no 80mg formulation. Are you sure this is what you were taking? Is it possible that you were just taking Trimethoprim by itself?

Can You Drink Alcohol While Taking Sulfamethoxazole Tmp

almost everybody here talks about drinking much. My question is if I take a simple cup of red wine after my dinner at 8 and then take my sulfa at 12. I really do not think that a cup of good red table wine would be so disastrous as some readers have commented. Thank you. ## I think your intuition is correct - moderation is the key. One cup of red wine should not result in a bad reaction, although it may increase certain effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, or upset stomach. Be sure to learn about the possible side effects from the drug itself so that you can monitor how you feel and report any adverse effects to your doctor if need be. You can see a more comprehensive list on the page for Sulfamethoxazole Details. Hope this helps! ## Thank you very much! ## If I skip my medicine for o...

Embatrim Forte Drug Information

what kind of drug is embatrim forte? ## wath is embatrim? ## this drug was given and was told to drink twice a day but no further instruction like on how many days to be taken. pls reply asap ## Embatrim Forte is reported to contain Sulfamethoxazole 800 mg + Trimethoprim 160 mg (also known as Co-trimoxazole). This is an antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infections. You can read more about this medication at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## side effect of embatrim forte ## i want to know where i can use the EMBATRIM FORTE ## How many time should I take embratrim ## I have been taking Embatrim for 2 days already, cause last week I was diagnosed with a UTI. Recently, my menstrual period arrived when I wasn't expecting ...

sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim tablets, usp 800mg/160mg double strength

I am giving 15 tablets twice a day to my horse. Could you tell me what this takes care of? Is it for pain or an antibiotic? I want to know what it is for - please and thank you. ## Can i give sulfamethoxazole & trimethoprim 800 mg to a horse for coughing and inflammation? ## Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim tablets are an antibiotic. Does your horse have an infection or has it been injured, i.e. puncture wound? ## What is the normal dosage for Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim DS 800-160, for horses ## Co-trimoxazole- antibacterial combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections. The name co-trimoxazole is the British Approved Name, and has been marketed worldwide under many trade names including Septra (G...

does sulfamethoxazole contain sulfa

I am allergic to sulphur does smz/temp dos have sulphur in it ## Hello, Marie! How are you? Yes, it is a sulfa based antibiotic, so there is a chance you may be allergic to it. The FDA warns that allergic reactions to it may include symptoms, such as nausea, dizziness, trouble breathing, hives, itching and possibly anaphylactic shock. However, if you are only allergic to sulfur, you might be able to take it. I am allergic to this antibiotic, but I am not allergic to sulfur. How did you discover you were allergic to it? That might help clear this up, because they are different. ## I used a sulfer medication for a UT I 30 minutes later I started hives. I must note that the medication had expired ## I was just prescribed naproxen but I have a sulpha allergy can I take it? Also I take ranit...

sulfameth sun exposure

Any issues with sun exposure while taking sulfamethoxazole? ## I am taking Sulfa for a recurrent ear infection and will finish the medication the day we arrive on vacation in Mexico - I understand there is sensitivity to the sun - how long does that last? ## Hello, According to the National Institute of Health sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim increase photosensitivity of your skin. They warn that you should avoid exposure to direct sunlight and artificial UV rays as your skin will be more sensitive and burn much easier. Please ensure that if you have to be in the sun that you wear sunblock and protective clothing if possible. You can learn more about this drug on the page for [1]Sulfamethoxazole Details I hope this information helps.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Suspension: 500mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1gm, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Sulfamethoxazole: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 52125-035 Smx 800 mg / Tmp 160 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.

Other drugs which contain Sulfamethoxazole or a similar ingredient: (8 results)

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