What is Resprim used for?
Sulfamethoxazole (Resprim) and Trimethoprim (Resprim) combination is used to treat infections such as urinary tract infections, middle ear infections (otitis media), bronchitis, traveler's diarrhea, and shigellosis (bacillary dysentery).
What other conditions will Resprim work on?
Resprim is also used to prevent or treat Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia or Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), a very serious kind of pneumonia. This type of pneumonia occurs more commonly in patients whose immune systems are not normal, like cancer patients, transplant patients, and patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
What is Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim combination?
Sulfamethoxazole (Resprim) and Trimethoprim combination is an antibiotic. It works by eliminating the bacteria that cause many kinds of infections. The medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.
How to use Resprim?
Drink plenty of fluids to prevent kidney stones while consuming this medicine. Take Bactrim exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
What happens in case of overdose?
Overdose symptoms might include loss of appetite, vomiting, fever, blood in your urine, yellowing of your skin or eyes, confusion, or loss of consciousness.