FDA Approved: * July 30, 1982
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Antibiotics

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

Trimethoprim Overview

Trimethoprim (TMP) is an antibiotic used mainly in the treatment of bladder infections.[1] Other uses include for middle ear infections and travelers' diarrhea.[1] With sulfamethoxazole or dapsone it may be used for Pneumocystis pneumonia in people with HIV/AIDS.[1][2] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include nausea, changes in taste, and rash.[1] Rarely it may result in blood problems ...

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sulfameth-trimethoprim 800/160 tabs

Will this medication treat infected boils on skin? ## am taking sulfameth/trimethoprim 800 ## This is a combination antibacterial agent used to treat various types of infections. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. ## They said my household have Mrsa nd my inside body ## im on this medication for hiddranittes supprivita and i feel sick and bed ritten i wanna know is their anyother medication i can take besides this i cant eat or anything help ## If it's that bad why is it still prescribed? Does it clear up swelling on genitals?

Taking ibuprofen after sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim

I took sulfamethoxazole trimethoprim 800/160 mg which expired 2 years ago; but i only took half and I have had a headache all day. Can I now take ibuprofen for the headache? My last dose was 4 and a half hours ago. ## Hello, Renee! How are you feeling? I didn't find any problems or interactions listed, but it is always best to double check to be sure. Since the Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim is an antibiotic, why did you only take half of it? Given that it was also expired, that would likely not be an appropriate dose to treat an infection. The FDA also lists headaches as being one of its possible side effects, along with nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. ## How long does it take to start feeling better after taking smz tmp ds 800-160.


## my mum was put on this drug for a water infection, only took it for two day's and was in terrible pain in her stomach, she has lost her appitite, lost two and a half stone in weight, this was seven weeks ago and thing's are not improving for her, her doctor say's the symptom's are due to her stroke which she had seven week's previous to the water infection, which we don't agree with as her appitite was very good up to taking the tablet's. Is there anybody out there who has had or know of any body with the same side effect's, please e-mail thank you Dee ## Trimethoprim is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Dee...

sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160

Infected Large bump on calf. What is the extensive list of side effects for this medication? ## Common Side Effects Headache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, or loss of appetite. None of the above common side effects require immediate attention. If you experience them for a few days, talk to your physician about more advice. Do not try to treat them on your own. Less Common Side Effects Muscle aches/pains, difficulty breathing, unusual bleeding/bruising, bluish fingernails/lips, any blood disorders, joint aches/pains, pain or difficulty passing urine, skin rash, hives, itching, yellowing of the eyes/skin, lower back pain, allergic reactions, unusual weakness/tiredness, fever, chills, sore throat, increased sensitivity to the sun/ultraviolet light, any redness, blistering, peeling...

sulfameth/thoprim 800/160 tabs/adverse reactions

given drug for a UTI. after two days i have bad pain in my right eye and blurred vision. what is this? is this an adverse reaction??? ## I am taking sulfameth trimethoprim 800-160 tabs (1 tab. twice a day) The doctor said I had e-coli in my urine. I have suffered from uti's with lower back pain for over 2 years and have been on different kinds of antibotics. but this is the first time I have been told that I have e-coli in my urine. It has been 4 days since I started this new medicine I have 3 more days to go. I have been drinking 8 bottles of water a day and I still have lower back pain and don't feel much better. Do you have any advice? Thanking you in advance, Lisa ## Side effects of Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim can include: Painful or swollen tongue; dizziness, spinning s...

Sulfameth Trimethoprim 800 160 Side Effects Tingling

Started 1 tablet a day of Sulfameth Trimethoprim 800 160 about week ago. 4 days ago turned to 2 tablet a day. For the last couple of days I've got a severe tingling in my hips and abdomen, and also some muscle pain. Is it a typical side effect for this medication? ## It can be, but it may also be a sign that you are sensitive to this medication and continuing to take it could result in your experiencing more severe symptoms. Learn more Bactrim details here. When this happens, it's usually best to switch to a different antibiotic. I ignored those initial symptoms and ended up developing a bad allergic reaction to it a few days later. How are you doing now? Have there been any changes? ## I was given the medicine for an abscess on my neck. I'm on day 34 pills a day I'm won...

Antibiotics And Alchohol

I am taking the antibiotic suflameth/trimethoprim. Can a have a couple glasses of wine with dinner? ## It is generally not advised, because it can cause a worsening of the side effects, so you could find yourself dealing with severe nausea, diarrhea, dizziness and etc. It's basically taking one drink and making seem as if you'd drunk two instead and so on and since the effects of the antibiotic will still be in your system, some issues may linger for a day, or two afterwards. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I am not having any side effects. I was curious if the wine would interfere in any way with the positive effects of the antibiotic. I had two glasses of red wine last night and had no adverse reactions. ## On antibiotics and an still have 2 five ounce glasses of Re...

bacterial infection - vaginosis

Can I use trimethoprim to treat bacterial vaginosis? ## Hello, Jane! How are you? Yes, as long as your doctor has prescribed, but if not, it would be best to use what they recommend, as it can vary depending on the specific type of bacteria. The FDA lists the typical side effects of antibiotic as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi, I think I have a bacterial vaginosis infection that's causing itching, burning and a light green/yellow discharge. Will the clindamycin antibiotic work? ## Why is sporasec used to treat bacterial vaginosis when it is an antifungal? I thought vaginosis was caused by bacteria and not fungi. Does sporasec have an active ingredient that is antibacterial? ## Can I t...

Sulfameth Trimethoprim 800 160 Tabs Side Effects

I have been experiencing muscle pain in my scapula and hip while on this medication, is this a side effect or over excersiseing? ## Side effects of Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim can include; joint aches, unusual bruising or bleeding, severe tingling, numbness, and muscle pain or weakness. There are a lot more possible side effects associated with this medication, but those listed above are the only ones that I would consider to be linked to your muscle pain. NOTE: the side effects above are regarded as being "severe side effects"; so it is strongly advised that you contact your doctor about it, in case you have to switch medications. 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 b...

Polymyxin B Sulfate and Trimethoprim Ophthalmic solution

It is an eye drop and was wondering what it is used to treat since it was prescribed for an ear infection. ## I wondered if you could tell me what the recommended dosage is for this drug. It was prescribed to me in July and I didn't keep the insert from the box that had the dosage. I have the same condition again and need to know how much to use. Thank you. ## My husband said one drop every four hours. ## Can Polymyxin B Sulfate And Trimethoprim Opthalmic Solution, USP ## Just to add some clarifications to this thread... A sterile eye antibiotic solution can be used in the ear, but not vice versa, since ear solutions aren't sterile and, since it an antibiotic solution, that means it's used to treat infections. As to the dosage, for inner ear infections, it is 1 to drop every...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Solution: 25mg/5ml, 50mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 200mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Trimethoprim: (13 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-2158 Tmp 100 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0591-5571 Tmp 100 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 40032-330 Tmp 100 mg Oral Tablet by Novel Laboratories, Inc.
  • 42291-845 Tmp 100 mg Oral Tablet by Avkare, Inc.
  • 43386-330 Tmp 100 mg Oral Tablet by Gavis Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 50268-775 Tmp 100 mg Oral Tablet by Avpak
  • 51862-486 Trimethoprim 100 mg Oral Tablet by Mayne Pharma Inc.
  • 52125-701 Tmp 100 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 54868-1616 Tmp 100 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55289-746 Trimethoprim 100 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 63629-7731 Trimethoprim 100 mg Oral Tablet by Bryant Ranch Prepack
  • 68151-2010 Trimethoprim 100 mg Oral Tablet by Carilion Materials Management
  • 70868-120 Trimpex 50 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Key Therapeutics, LLC

Other drugs which contain Trimethoprim or a similar ingredient: (12 results)

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## my mum was put on this drug for a water infection, only took it for two day's and was in terrible pain in her sto... 2 replies
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Trimethoprim & associated problems
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I was given Trimephoprim to be taken twice daily for 3 days for a severe uti,however I have developed the most dreadful ... 1 reply
Trimethoprim For Root Canal Problem
I cant get to the dentist as have hpspital appointment tomorrow. I have some trimethoprim left from a urinary inection l... 1 reply
Trimethoprim Gluten
Does trimethoprim have gluten in it? ## Hi tammy, Most medications do not contain gluten, but in order to find out for s... 1 reply
trimethoprim 200mg tablets
i got trimethoprim for a uti but also have a sore throat so was wandering if it will also get rid of my bad throat? ## I... 1 reply
sulfa/trimethoprim 800 160
Im taking sulfameth trimethoprim 800-160 for an infection on my face that went into my lynph nodes. After taking only 2 ... 2 replies
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