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.
- 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.
A white elliptical biconvex tablet embossed "SEPTRIN FORTE" on one face, the other face plain and scored along the shorter axis.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2019. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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