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Bacstol 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Bacstol 200mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Bacstol 200mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
112.2
₹11.22/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Bacstol Tablet

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Uses of Bacstol Tablet

Bacstol 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Bacstol Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction.

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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. Bacstol 200mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Bacstol Tablet works

Bacstol 200mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.

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).
Do not take trimethoprim if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. You may be required to undergo regular blood tests if you need long-term treatment or are prone to anaemia.
Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these adverse effects.
  • 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.
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Bacstol Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Bacstol Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking trimethoprim with alcohol may cause unpleasant side effects such as tingly feeling, nausea, and vomiting, fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, .
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bacstol 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
SAFE
Bacstol 200mg 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.
There may be a possibility of skin rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Bacstol 200mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bacstol 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bacstol 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bacstol 200mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Bacstol 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bacstol 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bacstol 200mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Bacstol Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Bacstol 200mg Tablet, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Bacstol Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Bacstol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Bacstol with Chlorpropamide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Bacstol with Repaglinide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Bacstol with Glibenclamide
LIFE-THREATENING
Bacstol with Nateglinide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Bacstol with Glipizide
LIFE-THREATENING
Bacstol with Tolbutamide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Bacstol with Rosiglitazone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia, Rositus, Roglin, Avandia
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Methotrexate Low Dose: Folitrax, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Mext, Neotrexate, Imutrex, Trex, Vibzi, Hitrex, Meth, Remtrex, Methocel, Methorex
Bacstol with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Bacstol with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin
Bacstol with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Bacstol with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin, Exact
Bacstol with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azathioprine: Azap, Azoprine, Thiopress, Azofit, Azoran, Aretha, Azithioprine, Zymurine, Imuran, Azimune, Imuza, Transimune, Azawan
Bacstol with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Bacstol with Dapsone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapsone: Dapsone
Bacstol with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Bacstol with Imidapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Bacstol with Lisinopril
MODERATE
Bacstol with Quinapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Bacstol with Cyclosporine
MODERATE
Bacstol with Captopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten, Angiopril
Bacstol with Perindopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard, Eviper
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