Generic Name:Trimethoprim

Trimpex is a type of antibiotic which is used to treat bacterial infections. Trimpex works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Trimpex treats only bacterial infections. Trimpex will not work for viral infections.

If Trimpex is used or for that matter any antibiotic it can lead to its decreased effectiveness.

How to use Trimpex Tablets

Trimpex may be used as follows:

Trimpex should be taken by mouth on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal as directed by your doctor. Trimpex may be taken with food if stomach upset occurs. The dosage of Trimpex is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

The Antibiotics work best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level. Therefore always take Trimpex at evenly spaced intervals.

Continue to take Trimpex until the full prescribed timeframe is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days.

Stopping Trimpex too early result in the bacteria grow, which may result in a relapse of the infection.

Cautions before Use Trimpex Tablets

Do not take Trimpex if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Trimpex should not be used if you have a certain medical condition.
  • Before using Trimpex always consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: a certain type of anemia (due to folate deficiency).
  • Before using Trimpex, always let your Doctor or pharmacist know of your medical history, especially if you have: kidney disease, liver disease, vitamin deficiency (folate or folic acid), diabetes, blood disorders (e.g., bone marrow suppression, G6PD deficiency).
  • Trimpex may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning, and sunlamps. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.
  • Trimpex may affect the kidney function. It declines as you grow older.
  • Trimpex should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. It can pass in breast milk. While there have been no reports of harm to nursing infants, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Trimpex Tablets Side Effects

While using Trimpex it may cause the following side effects:

Less common side effects

  • Skin rash or itching

Rare Side effects

  • Blood in urine or stools
  • Black, tarry stools
  • Bluing of the fingernails, lips, or skin
  • Changes in facial skin color
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever
  • Discomfort or illness
  • Headache
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Neck stiffness
  • Pale skin
  • Redness, swelling, or soreness of tongue
  • Redness, blistering, burning, tenderness, peeling, or loosening of skin or mucous membranes
  • Sore throat
  • Red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  • Swelling
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Thickened or scaly skin
  • Feeling tired or weakness

Trimpex Tablets Interaction

When certain medications are taken together with Trimpex drug interactions could occur that may affect the efficacy of the medicines. It can even increase your risk for side effects. Trimpex can interact with other medicines such as digoxin, methotrexate, phenytoin, procainamide resulting in side effects or altered effectiveness of Trimpex.

Trimpex Tablets Overdose symptoms

Symptoms of a Trimpex overdose may include nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, mental/mood changes, confusion.


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