Generic Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

Generic Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (sometimes also called generic Bactrim) containing the active ingredient Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole is a medications for the treatment of Bacterial infections. Generic Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole is offered and sold on the pharmaceutical market in Australia as a lower-cost generic equivalent of a more expensive original (branded) prescription drug called Bactrim. Both original Bactrim and its cheaper generic Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole equivalent contains the labelled quantity of same active ingredient with the equal quality. Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole belongs to a class of medications called Antibiotics. As well as Bactrim, generic Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole is a prescription medication that is used to treat Bacterial infections and is available in drug tablet form and dosage amounts of 400/80, 800/160 mg. Below you can find and compare prices for generic Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole at many pharmacies that offer you to buy generic Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole in Australia online with delivery to your doors. Find a suitable online pharmacy with the best Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole prices and deals.
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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole INFORMATION

Active ingredient : Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole Manufactured by : Various
Treatment: Bacterial infections Dosage : 400/80, 800/160 mg

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) an antibiotic combination

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole is a combination antibiotic as it contains two powerful antibiotics that work to inhibit the production of folic acid in bacteria, thereby suppressing their growth. Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole is a combination that does not allow fro making of folic acid that is necessary for synthesis of proteins and DNA for bacteria. This inhibition of making of folic acid does not harm the patient as he can obtain it from his diet. On the other hand, non availability of folic acid is detrimental for bacteria as it cannot survive in the absence of folic acid.

Bactrim is the brand name of a drug that contains two powerful antibiotics called Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole and works like an antibiotic on many bacterial infections such as ear infect ion, lung infection, bronchitis, urinary tract infection, pneumonia, and so on. Bactrim can also be indicated in some other medical conditions in addition to these conditions. It is prescribed to prevent on particular infection called Pneumocystis carinii. It has to be kept in mind that Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole is not to be used for viral infections as it is not effective in treating them.

Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole is a deadly combination that does not allow the bacteria to develop immunity against the antibiotic. This combining of two antibiotics does not give a chance to bacteria to develop any resistance. There are many common side effects of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole such as nausea; loss of appetite, vomiting etc. patients who have any allergy to sulpha compounds should not be given this antibiotic combination of Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole. People who are anemic because of lack of folic acid should not be prescribed this antibiotic. This is because the antibiotic causes deficiency of folic acid to prevent growth of bacteria. Though there are any other combinations of antibiotics that are being used to treat bacterial infections, generic Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole is the most widely used combination.

Any patient having any deficiency of lever or kidney should tell about his condition beforehand to his doctor. Malnourished people, patients having AIDS, and patients having asthma should not be prescribed this drug. Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole being an antibiotic, patients should complete the full course and should not stop taking the drug even if they feel they have become better. One should not take Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole without prescription of the doctor, and is not given to breast feeding mothers and expecting ladies. You are not a candidate for this drug if you are anemic because of lack of folic acid.