Septra Oral Suspension 200-40Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Septra: Oral suspension (200-40mg)

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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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Septra 200mg-40mg/5ml Suspension

NDC: 615700051
  • 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
Protect from light
Store between 59 to 77 degrees F
Septra 200mg-40mg/5ml Suspension
Daily Life Interactions for Septra 200mg-40mg/5ml Suspension

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 Septra 200mg-40mg/5ml Suspension(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 C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

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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