Bacstol 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Bacstol 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹10.2/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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Side effects of Bacstol Tablet

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. It is better to take Bacstol 200mg Tablet with food.

How Bacstol Tablet works

Bacstol 200mg 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).
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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Warnings
Special precautions for Bacstol 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking trimethoprim with alcohol may cause unpleasant side e
ffects such as tingly feeling, nausea, and vomiting, fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, .
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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.
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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.
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Driving
SAFE
Bacstol 200mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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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.
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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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Path 15mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Bacstol 200mg 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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