COTRIM PPM SUSP (BTL/100ML)(PPM)

$106 USD
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Indication

  • COTRIM P.P.M Oral suspension is used for treatment of infections caused by sensitive micro-organisms: genitourinary tract infections, upper and lower respiratory tract infections, otitis, sinusitis, gastrointestinal tract infections, typhoid fever, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
  • Ingredient

  • Sulfamethoxazole …………………. 200mg
  • Trimethoprim ………………………… 40mg
  • Excipients: q.s.f ………………………. 5ml
  • SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE

    Dosage:

    The usual dose is sulfamethoxazole 15 mg/kg and trimethoprim 3 mg/kg, twice per day, or:

      • From 6 weeks to 5 months: 2.5 ml, twice per day.
      • From 6 months to 5 years: 5 ml, twice per day.
      • From 6 years to 12 years: 10 ml, twice per day.

    In severe infections, the dose should be increased by 50%.

    Mode of administration: Oral route.

    Special cases: acute uncomplicated cystitis / Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis / renal impairment: the dosage is as directed by your doctor’s prescription.

    Side effects

      • The most common observed: gastrointestinal disturbances (nausea, vomiting) and skin reactions (skin rash, urticaria).
      • Breast-feeding is not recommended in case a mother was being treated with a drug containing sufamethoxazole and trimethoprim.

    Consult your doctor or pharmacist prior to starting or stopping a new medication