Active ingredients: trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole
What it is used for
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
- 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.
Oblong, biconvex, white to almost white tablets, scored on one side, marked "ROCHE 800 + 160" on the other side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
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