Medicine Overview of Bacstol Tablet
Uses of Bacstol Tablet
Bacstol 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Bacstol Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction.
How to use Bacstol Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Bacstol 100mg Tablet with food.
How Bacstol Tablet works
Bacstol 100mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.
In Depth Information on Bacstol Tablet
Expert advice for Bacstol Tablet
Trimethoprim can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors. Before you take trimethoprim tablets or suspension, tell your doctor:
- If you suffer from kidney problems.
- If you have a deficiency (are low) in folic acid.
- If you are at greater risk of high levels of potassium in your blood (hyperkalemia), e.g. the elderly or those on higher doses.
- If you are also taking repaglinide (medicine for treating diabetes).
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat.
- pale skin, easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple/red pinpoint spots under your skin.
- signs of high pottasium levels (slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness, tingly feeling).
- severe headache with muscle cramps, confusion, weakness, loss of coordination, feeling unsteady, and weak or shallow breathing.
Special precautions for Bacstol 100mg Tablet
Taking trimethoprim with alcohol may cause unpleasant side e+more
ffects such as tingly feeling, nausea, and vomiting, fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, ....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bacstol 100mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Bacstol 100mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.+more
There may be a possibility of skin rash in the baby....
There may be a possibility of skin rash in the baby.
Bacstol 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Bacstol 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bacstol 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Bacstol 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Bacstol 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Bacstol 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bacstol 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Bacstol 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease....
Use of Bacstol 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Diabend 80mg Tablet, K Glim 1mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Trimethoprim, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Bacstol 100mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Trimethoprim
Q. Is trimethoprim a tetracycline antibiotic/ a sulfa/ a strong antibiotic/ a penicillin/ effective for urinary tract infections (UTI)/ tooth/chest/throat / tonsillitis/ear/kidney infection/bacterial vaginosis (BV)/ sexually transmitted disease (STDS)/ acne/get rid of chlamydia?
Trimethoprim is an antibiotic and is majorly used for treating infections of the urinary and respiratory tract including kidney, chest, throat, tonsillitis, ear, sinus infection. It is not a drug of choice for treating tooth infections, bacterial vaginosis, acne, sexually transmitted disease or chlamydia infection. It is not a tetracycline antibiotic or penicillin. It is commonly used in combination with sulfa drugs (sulfamethoxazole)
Q. Is Bactrim DS a sulfa drug/an antibiotic/ a strong antibiotic/ good for sinus infection/ good for UTI/ good for tooth infection/strep throat/ MSRA?
Bactrim DS is a strong antibiotic combination containing trimethoprim and sulfonamide antibiotic. It is good for treating urinary and respiratory tract infections including treating sinus and strep throat as per doctor's recommendation. It is not a drug of choice for treating and tooth infections
Q. Is Bactrim DS safe/ makes you feel sleepy/ cause fungal infections?
Bactrim DS is safe at recommended doses and duration. It is not sure but it may make you feel sleepy (drowsiness). It does not cause fungal infections
Q. What is Ciplin DS/ suspension Septra DS used for/ Septra DS affect birth control?
Ciplin DS/suspension, Septra DS are a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole and is used for treating a variety of bacterial infections. Antibiotics such as Septra DS can decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills and thereby affect birth control. Consult your doctor before its use
Bacstol may make you feel sick (nausea). It is not sure but it may cause drowsiness and constipation.
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Substitutes for Bacstol
No substitutes found for this medicine