What is Bactrim DS® Sulfamethoxazole Tablet?
Bactrim DS Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim. These antibiotics work by preventing the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Sulfamethoxazole 800mg + Trimethoprim 160mg is a combination medication that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Sulfamethoxazole belongs to a class of drugs called sulfonamides, which work by preventing bacteria from producing folic acid, a substance they need to grow and reproduce. Trimethoprim belongs to a class of drugs called dihydrofolate reductase inhibitors, which also work by preventing bacteria from producing folic acid. Together, the two drugs are more effective at killing bacteria than either drug alone. This medication is available in tablet form and is typically taken twice a day. It is important to take the medication as prescribed and to complete the full course of treatment to ensure the infection is fully treated.
Bactrim DS Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and infections of the urinary tract, ear, and abdomen. It prevents the growth of microorganisms from curing the disease.
Bactrim DS Tablet is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with food and it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.
Bactrim DS Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluids. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. You must consult your doctor immediately if you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.).
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with a doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.
In Treatment of Bacterial infections. Infections caused by bacteria are known as bacterial infections. Bactrim DS Tablet is an antibiotic that is used to treat different types of bacterial infections. Bactrim DS Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It is effective for bacterial infections of the lungs, throat, urinary tract, ear, and stomach. It is advisable to continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and difficult to treat.