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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Octrim. Please consult your doctor.
Octrim is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in so... View More
Octrim is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
It is not known whether Octrim alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and reac... View More
Octrim should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Octrim may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Octrim i... View More
Octrim should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Octrim may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Octrim is... View More
Octrim is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, infections of urinary tract,... View More
Uses of Octrim
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Octrim
- Skin rash
- Allergic reaction
How to use Octrim
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and ta... View More
How Octrim works
Octrim is a combination of two antibiotics: Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim. These antibiotics work by preventing the bacteria from producing folic ac... View More
- You have been prescribed Octrim for the treatment of many types of bacterial infections.
- Finish the prescribed course of Octrim, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your st... View More
- Stop taking Octrim and inform your doctor if you develop skin rash/blisters or other unexplained skin reaction while taking Octrim.
- In case of long-term use, have regular monthly blood tests to monitor your blood cells as suggested by your doctor.
Upper and lower respiratory tract infections, Gastrointestinal tract infections, Renal and urinary tract infections, Skin and wound infections, Septicae... View More
Oral Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis ; Acute otitis media; Urinary tract infections, GI infections; Resp and urinary tract infections; Suscep... View More
Child: Oral 8–10 mg TMP/kg/day q12h 2 mg TMP/kg/day for UTI prophylaxis q24h 15–20 mg TMP/kg/day for Pneumocystis (carinii) jiroveci pneumonia ... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation <15 Not recommended. 15-30 Half the standard dose.
Known hypersensitivity to trimethoprim or sulfonamides; severe hepatic failure or marked liver parenchymal damage, jaundice; serious haematological diso... View More
Mode of Action
Co-trimoxazole exhibits the synergistic actions of its components (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) by 10-fold. Sulfamethoxazole inhibits dihydrofolic... View More
Patient w/ severe allergy, bronchial asthma, thyroid dysfunction. Renal and mild to moderate hepatic impairment. Lactation. Patient Counselling May impa... View More
Allergic myocarditis, erythema multiforme, exfoliative dermatitis, angioedema, drug fever, chills, Henoch-Schoenlein purpura, serum sickness-like syndro... View More
Reduced ciclosporin concentrations in blood when used concurrently. Increases toxicity of methotrexate. Inhibits phenytoin clearance. Potentiates warfar... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More