Active ingredients: trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 31 OCTOBER 2003 :Parenteral administration of sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim is indicated where oral dosage is not desirable or practical, e.g. pre- and post-operative infections associated with surgery, trauma or gynaecology; septicaemia and other infections due to sensitive organisms such as typhoid and paratyphoid.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 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.
Colourless to slightly yellow solution
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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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