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Estrim Suspension

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Primary uses of Estrim Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Estrim Suspension

Uses of Estrim Suspension

Estrim Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, infections of urinary tract, ear and intestines.

Estrim Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Estrim are Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction.

How to use Estrim Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Estrim Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food, if it causes stomach upset.

How Estrim Suspension works

Estrim Suspension is a combination of two antibiotics: Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim. These antibiotics work by preventing the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
In Depth Information on Estrim Suspension

Expert advice for Estrim Suspension

  • You have been prescribed Estrim Suspension for the treatment of many types of bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course of Estrim Suspension, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop taking Estrim Suspension and inform your doctor if you develop skin rash/blistering or other unexplained skin reaction while taking Estrim Suspension.
  • In case of long term use, have regular monthly blood tests to monitor your blood cells as suggested by your doctor.
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Estrim Suspension related warnings

Special precautions for Estrim Suspension
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
Estrim Suspension is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Estrim Suspension 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
It is not known whether Estrim Suspension alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Estrim Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Estrim Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Estrim Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Estrim Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Estrim Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Estrim Suspension is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Estrim

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

Frequently asked questions about Estrim Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Estrim Suspension
Q. What is Estrim?
Estrim is a combination of two medicines: Sulfamethoxazole+Trimethoprim. It is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections and works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection. It treats urinary tract infections, ear infections, enteritis (inflammation of the small intestine), pneumonia, traveler's diarrhea, and episodes of difficulty breathing in people with chronic (long-term) bronchitis.
Q. Is it safe to use Estrim?
Yes, Estrim is safe to use in most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted common side effects like Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Q. Can the use of Estrim cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Estrim can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Estrim?
Estrim is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine and in patients with a history of drug-induced immune thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), megaloblastic anemia due to folate deficiency. The medicine is also contraindicated in pediatric patients less than 2 months of age and in patients with marked hepatic damage or with severe renal insufficiency when renal function status cannot be monitored.
Q. What should be avoided while taking the Estrim?
It is advised to not skip the dose. Skipping doses or not completing the full course of the medicine can decrease its effectiveness and can lead to the growth of bacteria that are resistant to the effects of it.
Q. Does Estrim expire?
Yes, Estrim does expire. The expiry date is written on the pack of the medicine and it refers to the last day of the month mentioned. Do not use Estrim after the expiry date.
Q. What is Estrim?
Estrim is a combination of two medicines: Sulfamethoxazole+Trimethoprim. It is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections and works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.
Q. Can the use of Estrim cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Estrim can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Estrim?
Estrim is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine and in patients with a history of drug-induced immune thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), megaloblastic anemia due to folate deficiency. The medicine is also contraindicated in pediatric patients less than 2 months of age and in patients with marked hepatic damage or with severe renal insufficiency when renal function status cannot be monitored.
Q. Can I stop taking Estrim when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Estrim and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. What is the storage condition for the Estrim?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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