Ridprim

Ridprim Products are primarily used for

About Ridprim Products

Uses of Ridprim Products

Sulfamethoxazole+Trimethoprim 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.

Ridprim Products side effects

Common

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

How Ridprim Products work

Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim is a combination of two antibiotics: Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim1 and Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim2. These antibiotics work by preventing the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Patient Concerns about Ridprim Products

Frequently asked questions about Ridprim Products

Frequently asked questions about Ridprim Products

Q. What is Ridprim?
Ridprim 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 Ridprim?
Yes, Ridprim 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 Ridprim cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Ridprim 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 Ridprim?
Ridprim 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 Ridprim?
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 Ridprim expire?
Yes, Ridprim 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 Ridprim after the expiry date.
Q. What is Ridprim?
Ridprim is a combination of two medicines: Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim. It is an antibiotic which treats certain bacterial infections and works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.
Q. Can the use of Ridprim cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Ridprim can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ridprim?
Ridprim is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. It is also avoided in patients with a history of drug-induced immune thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), megaloblastic anemia caused due to folate deficiency. The medicine is also harmful for pediatric patients less than 2 months of age and for patients with marked hepatic damage or with severe renal insufficiency when renal function status cannot be monitored.
Q. Can I stop taking Ridprim when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Ridprim and complete the full course of treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Ridprim?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can I stop taking Ridprim when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Ridprim and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What if I miss my dose?
Take Ridprim as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Ridprim?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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strip of 10 tablets
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