Bactrim DS Tablet


Manufacturer: Abbott Salt Compositions: Sulfamethoxazole (800mg) + Trimethoprim (160mg)
Storage: Store below 30°C


Information About Bactrim DS Tablet

Bactrim DS Tablet is a combination medication used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, urinary tract, ear, and abdominal infections. It inhibits the growth of bacteria, hence curing the infection.

Bactrim DS Tablet is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with food, and it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.

Bactrim DS Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy, balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Bactrim DS Tablet Uses

  • Treatment of Bacterial infections

Bactrim DS Tablet Benefits

In the Treatment of Bacterial Infections

Bacterial infections are bacteria-caused infections. Bactrim DS Tablet is an antibiotic which is used to treat different types of bacterial infections. Bactrim DS Tablet works by stopping the growth of the bacteria. It is useful for bacterial infections of the lungs, throat, urinary tract, ear and stomach. It is essential to continue taking it as long as it is advised even after you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are eradicated. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and be difficult to manage.

Bactrim DS Tablet Side Effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Candida overgrowth
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Red spots or bumps

How to Use Bactrim DS Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bactrim DS Tablet is to be taken with food.


Q1. Bactrim DS Tablet is what it’s called.

Sulfamethoxazole+Trimethoprim is the active ingredient in Bactrim DS Tablet. It is an antibiotic that is used to treat some bacterial infections. It works by preventing the growth of the bacterium that causes the infection. It is used to treat urinary tract infections, ear infections, enteritis (small intestine inflammation), pneumonia, traveler’s diarrhea, and periods of trouble breathing in patients with chronic (long-term) bronchitis.

Q2: When should I give my child Bandy-Plus Suspension?

Bandy-Plus Suspension can be taken at any time of day, however it should be combined with a fat-containing food, such as milk.

Q3. How can my toddler become infected with intestinal worms?

Worm eggs may poison the soil in locations with poor sanitation. Playing on toxic soil could make your toddler sick. Instruct your child to clean up after themselves with soap and water when they get home from playing. Consuming contaminated vegetables and fruits without washing or peeling might also result in transmission.

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