Active Ingredient(s): Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim, SMX-TMP
FDA Approved: * January 7, 1983
Category: Antibiotics

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

Sulfatrim Overview

Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX), also known as co-trimoxazole among other names, is a combination antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.[2] It consists of one part trimethoprim to five parts sulfamethoxazole.[3] It is used for urinary tract infections, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin infections, travelers' diarrhea, respiratory tract infections, and cholera, among others.[2][3]...

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apo sulfatrim ds 800 160 mg side effect

I have been prescribed apo sulfatrim for a bladder infection - 2 pills a day for 5 days - have taken only 3 so far. I am having copious amounts of gas and feel nauseous. My face also felt on fire - not flushed though. Generally feel unwell. Is this a reaction or the bladder infection? ## I am on this drug right now Anna. Same as you five days and last night I thought I was going to pass. This drug has copious amounts of side affects. Read about them. I am on my third day and I am not sure if I want to continue although I feel like it is working. You need to contact your doctor or someone that can give you more insight into this drug. I phoned my doctor this morning because it was not my regular GP that prescribed this drug. Same thing last night gas and you can feel your gut rumbling al...

apo sulfatrim ds 800 160 mg can i drink alcohol

Have been on this medication for over a month...have a invite for a social event tonight. Would like have a few drinks. Is this ok ## Hello, Danny! How are you? It's best to stay away from alcohol, when taking any prescription medication. However, if you do chose to imbibe anyway, you should be aware that it can cause a worsening of the side effects, so you may experience more nausea, dizziness and drowsiness than normal. This effect can cause one drink to affect you as if you'd had, 2 drinks to affect you as if you'd had 4 and so on. Learn more APO Sulfatrim details here. And always check with your doctor, to make sure it is safe for you to drink. Is there anything else I can help with? ## cANE I DRINK WEN TAKING APO-SULFATRIM DS 800/160 MG ## How long can I keep this medic...

Sulfatrim and Macrobid prescribed together

I was given Sulfatrim twice a day for prostatitis 3 days ago and today after getting my urine culture report, the Dr added Macrobid twice a day for a UTI. Now I have too much gas, bloating and weakness already. Should I take both meds twice a day?

Too big a dose????apo-sulfatrim.

I have copd and have had declining lung function. We tried lots if anti biotic no change this. Finally my Dr. did a bronchoscopy and saline rinse and low and behold found two bugs that regular sputum tests missed. He put me on APO-Sulfatrim DS 800/160MG 3 times a day 2 tablets. My Pharmacist is going to check the dose. Too much? ## The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Many doctors will adjust the dosage of an antibiotic according to the type and severity of the infection being treated. While it is always wise to double check, at this point your doctor likely wants to load you up to make sure these bugs are fully eradicated. Have you started taking them, yet? ## 5 hours seems like it...

Friend Just had a glass of wine while taking apo sulfatrim

My Friend Just had a glass of wine while taking apo sulfatrim (Sulfameth/Trimeth for a UTI. She's Vomiting uncontrollably, extreme nausea and dizziness wont stop for the last 2 hours. How long is this going to last? Can it be fatal? Seeking medical attention is not an option for at least a few hours. ## That's very odd, while the FDA does warn that taking it with alcohol may cause more severe side effects, they don't normally last that long. Is she one any other medications? (NDC code 67296-1163 for more details.) Other side effects may include dizziness, headache, and diarrhea. How is she doing, now? Has there been any change? Is she on any other medications?

apo sulfatrim ds 800 160 mg

Can u take a morphine tablet with apo-sulfatrim? ## Sulfamethoxazole with Trimethoprim is an antibiotic and Morphine is a narcotic analgesic. They can be safely used together, but you may experience some heightened side effects, such as: drowsiness, nausea, skin rash and dry mouth. Read more here: Do you have any other questions? ## Can I drink alchol with this drug? ## when I picked up this presription, I asked the Chemist about my drinking wine, she said it is ok.. moderate portions off course. ## Is it harmful to take Apo-Sulfatrim-DS 800 160 for 1 or 2 days and then stop because you feel better? ## why im i not aloud out in the sun for what reasons and what will happen if i do STAY in or outside for one to two hours.Inderect sun light .. ## I was perscribed Apo Sulfatrim Ds 800 160 ...

what kind of infection does apo-sulfatrim treat ?

can apo-sulfatrim ds 800/160 be used to treat a sore and infected throat ? ## The answer to your question is yes. Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim is a sulfonamide antibacterial combination that is used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections, including a variety of upper and lower respiratory tract infections. Whether or not this is the most ideal choice to fight the infection is beyond my research. You'd have to contact your doctor to see what option is best for you. You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you. ## Could I take this medication for a tooth infection like I would amoxicillin?

how to treat side effects from apo sulfatrim

I was prescribed Sulfatrim for a bacterial infection. I'm feeling very bloated and nausea. Is there anything I can do to feel better? ## How long will you be taking it? Those can be typical side effects of this medication, according to FDA reports, you may also experience, diarrhea, non-allergic skin rash, and headache. Has anything changed?

apo sulfatrim efficacy

How long does it take for this medication to work? I have been diagnosed with prostatitis. ## How long have been told to take it? The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Has there been any change?

The antibiotic Apo-Sulfatrim and alcohol

I have been taking the pills twice a day for 7 days... Can I drink a couple glasses of wine? ## It is usually best not to drink alcohol while taking prescription medications, because doing so may cause you to experience more several side effects than usual, according to the NIH, so you may experience more severe nausea, dizziness and drowsiness than usual. However, if your doctor approves of your imbibing, please be careful not to drive, or operate heavy machinery. Is there anything else I can help with?


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 Sulfatrim: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0121-0854 Sulfatrim Oral Suspension by Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
  • 17856-0007 Sulfatrim Oral Suspension by Atlantic Biologicals Corps
  • 54879-007 Sulfatrim Oral Suspension by Sti Pharma LLC
  • 67296-1163 Sulfatrim Oral Suspension by Redpharm Drug, Inc.
  • 67296-1657 Sulfatrim Oral Suspension by Redpharm Drug, Inc.
  • 68788-7083 Sulfatrim Oral Suspension by Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 68788-7345 Sulfatrim Oral Suspension by Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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