Sumetrol Suspension


Overview

Uses of Sumetrol Suspension
Sumetrol 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.
Sumetrol Suspension side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Allergic reaction
How to use Sumetrol 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. Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol Suspension works
Sumetrol 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.
Sumetrol Suspension related warnings
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
Sumetrol 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
Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol Suspension alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sumetrol Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sumetrol Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sumetrol Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Sumetrol Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sumetrol Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sumetrol Suspension is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Sumetrol Suspension for the treatment of many types of bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course of Sumetrol 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 does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop taking Sumetrol Suspension and inform your doctor if you develop skin rash/blisters or other unexplained skin reaction while taking Sumetrol Suspension.
  • In case of long-term use, have regular monthly blood tests to monitor your blood cells as suggested by your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sumetrol

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
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FAQs

Q. What is Sumetrol?
Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol?
Yes, Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol?
Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol?
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 Sumetrol expire?
Yes, Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol after the expiry date.
Q. What is Sumetrol?
Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol?
Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Sumetrol 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 Sumetrol?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th May 2018.
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