Bactrim Oral Tablet 400-80Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
show timeout overlay link

Your Session Is About to Expire

This online session is about to expire due to inactivity. Click Continue to return to page.

  • Weekly Ad

Bactrim: Oral tablet (400-80mg)

Also see:
  • Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Find other class related drugs
  • Find additional patient usage statistics

Visit Drug Summary Page
Drug Image file DrugItem_9036.JPG
Bactrim 400mg-80mg Tab
AR Scientific a subsidiary of Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: BACTRIM 
Drug Image file DrugItem_4739.JPG
Septra 400mg-80mg Tab
Monarch Pharmaceuticals Inc a Pfizer Company
Pill Identification: M052,SEPTRA Y2B 
Drug Image file DrugItem_19805.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: H 48 
Drug Image file DrugItem_10522.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: IP 271 
Drug Image file DrugItem_10572.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: IP 271 
Drug Image file DrugItem_8710.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Lannett Co Inc
Pill Identification: IP 271 
Drug Image file DrugItem_7157.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 088 
Drug Image file DrugItem_17908.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 088 
Drug Image file DrugItem_2085.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 5546  |  DAN DAN
Drug Image file DrugItem_13733.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: V  |  5897
Drug Image file DrugItem_18119.JPG
Bactrim 400mg-80mg Tab
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: BACTRIM 
Drug Image file DrugItem_3933.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: MP 81 
Drug Image file DrugItem_3061.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
United Research Laboratories, Inc. a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: MP 81 
Drug Image file DrugItem_5648.JPG
Bactrim SS 400mg-80mg Tab
United Research Laboratories, Inc. a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: BACTRIM  |  WF HC
Drug Image file DrugItem_2131.JPG
Septra 400mg-80mg Tab
King Pharmaceuticals Inc a Pfizer Company
Pill Identification: SEPTRA Y2B 
Drug Image file DrugItem_18266.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
American Health Packaging
Pill Identification: IP 271 
Drug Image file DrugItem_773.JPG
Bactrim 400mg-80mg Tab
Roche Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: BACTRIM  |  ROCHE
Drug Image file DrugItem_19806.JPG
SMX-TMP 400mg-80mg Tab
Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.
Pill Identification: H 48 

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.

In-Depth Information
Select a Medication

Bactrim 400mg-80mg Tablet

NDC: 497080145
  • 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 400mg-80mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_18119.JPG
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: BACTRIM 
Shape: round
Color: white
Daily Life Interactions for Bactrim 400mg-80mg 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 400mg-80mg 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.


Learning More About
Visit the Drug Summary page where you can:
  • Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Find other class related drugs
  • Find additional patient usage statistics
Learn More
Patient Experiences with Bactrim

Be the first to share your experience!

We want to help our customers stay educated about the medications they are taking. Submit your own observations and experiences to benefit others.

Average Scores
Easy to Take 
0 / 5
0 / 5
Works as Intended 
0 / 5
0 / 5
Tolerable 
0 / 5
0 / 5