Bactrim Ds Oral Tablet 800-160Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Bactrim DS: Oral tablet (800-160mg)

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Bactrim DS 800mg-160mg Tab
AR Scientific a subsidiary of Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: BACTRIM DS 

What is this Medicine?

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE; TRIMETHOPRIM or SMX-TMP (suhl fuh meth OK suh zohl; trye METH oh prim) is a combination of a sulfonamide antibiotic and a second antibiotic, trimethoprim. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Bactrim DS 800mg-160mg Tablet

NDC: 133100146
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP), Pyelonephritis, Salmonellosis, Traveler's Diarrhea, Cystitis, Shigellosis, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Bronchitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP) Prophylaxis, Bacteremia, Isosporiasis, Pneumonia, Bacteremia Prophylaxis, Nocardiosis, Toxoplasmic Encephalitis, Brain Abscess, Pertussis Prophylaxis, Otitis Media, Actinomycotic Mycetoma, Bacterial Infection Prophylaxis, Cellulitis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Peritonitis Prophylaxis, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Prophylaxis, Pertussis (whooping Cough), Cholera, Typhoid Fever, Empyema, Sulfonamide Desensitization, Pediculosis, Bone And Joint Infections, Infectious Arthritis, Infectious Diarrhea, Gastroenteritis, Osteomyelitis, Granuloma Inguinale, Toxoplasmosis Prophylaxis, Cyclosporiasis, Orthopedic Device-related Infection, Legionnaire's Disease, Traveler's Diarrhea Prophylaxis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Bactrim DS 800mg-160mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_8067.JPG
AR Scientific a subsidiary of Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: BACTRIM DS 
Shape: oval
Color: white
Daily Life Interactions for Bactrim DS 800mg-160mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Bactrim DS 800mg-160mg Tablet(Sulfamethoxazole)
Marijuana and Sulfamethoxazole(Sulfamethoxazole)
Sulfamethoxazole can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Sulfamethoxazole. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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