Bactrim DS is used for the treatment of certain bacterial infections. It is an antibiotic combination that consists of a sulfonamide antibiotic. Its working mechanism involves killing sensitive bacteria.
Bactrim DS must be used as directed by one’s doctor. In order to know the exact instructions for dosage, label present on the medicine must be checked. This drug must be taken by mouth with or without food. It works in an optimal manner if it is being taken same time every day. It must be taken with at least 240 ml water. It is recommended to intake extra fluids while taking this medicine. One’s doctor must be consulted for instructions. For complete clearing of the infection, Bactrim DS must be taken for the entire treatment course. One must not miss doses, and must continue taking it even if one feels good. If one misses a dose of this drug, he or she must take it as soon as possible. Individuals must ask their doctor if they have any query regarding the usage of Bactrim DS.
Individuals allergic to any ingredients present in Bactrim DS or to hydrochlorothiazide, glipizide or other sulfonamide medicines must not use this drug.
Also, individuals taking methenamine or dofetilide, children younger than two months old, individuals having severe kidney problems or liver damage, and individuals having a history of immune thrombocytopenia caused by a sulfa medicine or trimethoprim must avoid buying Bactrim DS and using it.
One must notify his or her doctor of the following conditions (if any) before taking this medicine:
- History of high potassium level in blood
- Blood problems like anemia
- HIV infection, G6PD deficiency
- Thyroid problems
One must inform the healthcare provider if he or she is taking any other prescription or non-prescription drugs, such as cyclosporine, oral drugs for diabetes, sulfones, anticoagulants like warfarin, and tricyclic antidepressants like amitriptyline, methenamine, etc.
Before buying Bactrim DS, a doctor must be consulted regarding the side effects of this drug. Common side effects of Bactrim DS include vomiting, mild diarrhea, nausea, and appetite loss.
Severe side effects that need immediate medical attention are vaginal discharge, symptoms of low blood pressure like increased hunger and fast heartbeat, severe back pain or stomach pain, mood changes like depression, purple patches on the skin, various allergic reactions like unusual hoarseness, swelling of tongue or throat, trouble in swallowing and breathing, joint pain, and irregular or fast heartbeat.
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Bactrim DS is a prescription drug. Hence, you need a prescription from a certified drug to buy this drug, either online or offline.