Truxazole

Generic Name:Truxazole

Truxazole is a sulfonamide ("sulfa"). It is an antibiotic which helps to keep bacteria from growing in our body.

Truxazole helps to prevent many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as bladder infections, ear infections, or meningitis.

How To use Truxazole Pills

Truxazole may be used as follows:

  • You should take Truxazole exactly as it was prescribed for you.
  • Never take amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.
  • You may take Truxazole with or without food
  • Always remember to shake the oral suspension (liquid) well before measuring a dose.
  • In order to get the correct dose, measure the liquid with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup, not with a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.
  • Remember to drink 6 to 8 glasses of water each day while you are taking Truxazole as it help prevent kidney stones or crystals in the urine.
  • In order to be sure this medication is helping your condition, your blood and/or urine will have to be tested on a regular basis.
  • Never miss any scheduled visits to your doctor.
  • If you require any type of surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using Truxazole.It may be that because of this you may have to stop using the medicine for a short time.
  • Always take this medication for the entire length of time prescribed by your doctor.

Cautions before Use Truxazole Pills

The following precautions must be taken care of when using Truxazole

  • Remember that Truxazole will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu.
  • Never give this medication to another person, even if they have the same symptoms you do.
  • Antibiotic medicines are likely to cause diarrhea, which may be a new infection. Call your doctor if you have If diarrhea that is watery or has blood in it.
  • Never switch to another brand or a generic form of this medicine without the approval of your doctor.
  • If you are over 60 years of age, you may be more likely to experience side effects from this medicine. It is likely that you may require a lower dose of this medication.

Truxazole Pills Side Effects

Stop using Truxazole and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • A bloody or watery diarrhea
  • Fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms
  • Cough, feeling short of breath
  • Joint pain
  • Unusual bruising
  • Fast or pounding heartbeat
  • Blue lips or fingernails
  • Feeling light-headed
  • Faint feeling
  • Swelling around your neck or throat
  • Urinating more or less than usual
  • Severe pain in your side or lower back
  • Blood in your urine
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Low fever
  • Loss of appetite jaundice
  • Fever, sore throat
  • Agitation, confusion, unusual thoughts or behavior
  • Seizures

Less serious side effects

  • Mild stomach pain
  • Bloating
  • Gas
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in your ears
  • Swollen, black, or "hairy" tongue.

Truxazole Pills Interaction

When certain medications are taken together with Truxazole drug interactions could occur that may affect the efficacy of the medicines. It can even increase your risk for side effects. Truxazole can interact with other medicines such as a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin), methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall); or resulting in side effects or altered effectiveness of Trospium.

Truxazole Pills Overdose symptoms

Overdose symptoms may include-headache, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, fever, blood in your urine, pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, flu-like symptoms, feeling light-headed, or fainting.

 

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