What is Biseptol 480 used for?

What is Biseptol 480 used for?

[Biseptol-480 in the treatment of gonorrhea in women]

Is cotrimoxazole an antibiotic?

Co-trimoxazole is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections such as bladder infections, skin infections or chest infections. It works by killing or stopping the growth of bugs that cause infection. It is not effective against infections caused by viruses.

What type of drug is trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole?

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim combination is an antibiotic. It works by eliminating the bacteria that cause many kinds of infections. This medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

Does trimethoprim contain penicillin?

Does Trimethoprim contain penicillin? No. Trimethoprim does not contain penicillin, but it can be a component in some drugs that are considered to be antibiotics like penicillin.

Does trimethoprim have to be taken at night?

To prevent an infection: The dose to prevent infection is half a tablet (150mg) at night. If you have frequent urine infections, you will have to take trimethoprim each night for a few months to prevent recurrent infections.

How long does it take for trimethoprim to kick in?

How long will Trimethoprim take to work? Symptoms should start to ease within 24 hours and should have gone after 3 days of treatment. If you still have symptoms after this time or they become worse then you need to see a doctor face to face.

How do you take co-trimoxazole 480 mg?

You should take Co-Trimoxazole with some food or drink. This will stop you feeling sick (nausea) or having diarrhoea. Although it is better to take it with food, you can still take it on an empty stomach. Drink plenty of fluid such as water while you are taking Co-Trimoxazole.

How quickly does sulfamethoxazole work?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim) is absorbed by the body and begins to kill bacteria within 1 to 4 hours after taking your dose. For more common problems like urinary tract infections and ear infections, most people will start to feel relief after a few days.

Is sulfamethoxazole a good antibiotic?

Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim is an effective combination antibiotic; however, it may not be suitable for those with kidney or liver disease or folate deficiency. The risk of side effects may be higher in the elderly.