Buy Bactrim online
Brand names: Bactrim, Bactrim DS, SMZ-TMP DS, Septra DS
Active ingredient: Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim
Bactrim - a combined preparation with antimicrobial effect of broad-spectrum.
Pharmacological properties of Bactrim
Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole - Bactrim active ingredients, which ensure its therapeutic effect. With synergistic (complementary) properties, the two components interfere with the synthesis of folic acid in the cells of pathogenic microorganisms that promotes inhibition of bacterial metabolism.
According to the instructions for Bactrim, this drug is able to show a bactericidal effect in relation to: meningococcus; gonococci; salmonella; hemophilic bacillus; pertussis bacillus; klebsiella; tsitrobakter; serratia; intestinal yersiniosis; chlamydia; toxoplasm; actinomycetes; exciters nocardiosis; legionellosis; coccidiosis; streptococci; staphylococci; escherichia coli; vibrio cholerae; lister; enterococcus faecalis; brucella; enterobacteria; shigellas; morganella; plasmodium; pathogenic fungi; histoplasmosis; tularemia; pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
In appointing the drug should be remembered that microorganisms, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, virus, causative agent of tuberculosis are resistant to influence of Bactrim.
Indications for use
Recommended use of the drug in the presence of diseases such as:
Infections of the gastrointestinal tract (cholangitis, gastroenteritis, cholecystitis, dysentery, cholera, typhoid, paratyphoid); respiratory tract infections (chronic and acute bronchitis, bronchiectasis, and lobar pneumonia, bronchial pneumonia); South American blastomycosis; malaria; Infections of the urogenital system (pyelonephritis, granuloma inguinale, prostatitis, epididymitis, lymphogranuloma venereum, cystitis, urethritis, gonorrhea, pyelitis, chancroid); infection of upper respiratory tract (tonsillitis, scarlet fever, sinusitis, otitis media, laryngitis); iInfections of skin and soft tissue (acne, furunculosis, pyoderma, wound infections); brucellosis; toxoplasmosis.
Contraindications to the use of Bactrim
Bactrim is not recommended to use in the presence of:
- Hypersensitivity to the drug;
- Renal and hepatic failure;
- Aplastic anemia;
- Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
In addition, the drug can not be assigned to pregnant and lactating women, and preterm infants in the first 6 weeks of life the baby.
With caution and under the supervision of the attending specialist Bactrim is used by patients suffering from bronchial asthma, thyroid disease, and folic acid deficiency.
It is recommended to take twice a day (preferably morning and evening) after meals with water. Adults and children over 12 years is assigned Bactrim tablets or syrup form. The daily dose of the drug for this age group is usually 2 tablets or 8 scoops syrup.
Bactrim for children it is recommended to use as a suspension or a syrup.
Duration of use tablets, syrups or suspensions Bactrim, according to the instructions from 5 days to two weeks. In the case of the chronic nature of the infection term use of the drug can be increased on the recommendation of a physician. It should be noted that only the treating specialist may appropriately designate the dosage, depending on the nature of the disease.
Side effects of Bactrim
Reviews of Bactrim indicate that the most frequent adverse reactions that occur when using this drug include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. In addition, in some cases may occur:
Dysfunction of the urinary system (interstitial nephritis, toxic nephropathy, anuria, hypercreatininemia, increased urea concentration, changes in renal hematuria, oliguria, polyuria, crystalluria);
Violations by the locomotor system in the form of myalgia and arthralgia;
Bronchospasm and pulmonary infiltrates.
Long-term use of the drug in high doses can trigger the development of diseases such as:
Megaloblastic anemia; leukopenia; gepatonekroz; cholestasis; stomatitis; allergic reactions; neutropenia; agranulocytosis; thrombocytopenia; gastritis; hepatitis; glossitis; hypoglycemia.