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Active ingredients: trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 01 MARCH 2002 : Upper and lower respiratory tract infections; renal and urinary tract infections; genital tract infections; gastrointestinal tract infections; skin and wound infections; septicaemias, and other infections caused by sensitive organisms.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A wither round biconvex tablet embossed "SEPTRIN" and scored on one face, the other face plain.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Sulfonamide antibiotic allergy - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
Sulfonamide antibiotics can cause allergic reactions, ranging from mild rash to severe blistering rash through to anaphylaxis, the most dangerous type of allergic reaction.
Read more on ASCIA – Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy website