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      TRIMZOLE DS TAB

      Trimzole ds tab

      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Trimzole DS Tab is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as infections of urinary tract, bronchitis, pneumonia, ear, and abdomen. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredients of Trimzole DS Tab are Trimethoprim 160 MG+Sulphamethoxazole 800 MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Trimzole DS Tab prevents the growth of microorganisms to control the infection and it works by preventing the bacteria from producing folic acid, which is a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

      • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Trimzole DS Tab or any of its components
      • Allergy to any other drugs
      • Liver ailments
      • Kidney disease
      • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have

      Caution:

      It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are

      • Pregnant or breastfeeding
      • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Trimzole DS Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

      • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Trimzole DS Tab
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Stomach pain
      • Loss of appetite
      • Skin rashes
      • Headache
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Trimzole DS Tab should be taken with food and it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.

      Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.

      Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.

      This medicine should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

      Overdosage

      Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Rashes
      • Itching
      • Swelling
      • Shortness of breath
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      It is best to take Trimzole DS Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Trimzole DS Tab may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

      Liver:

      safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Trimzole DS Tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

      Pregnancy:

      safe to use in pregnant women? Trimzole DS Tab   may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby.  This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.

      Lactation:

      safe to use in breastfeeding women? Trimzole DS Tab   may be unsafe if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine maybe used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

      Alcohol:

      is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

      Driving:

      does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Trimzole DS Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

      Food:

      Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

      Drug Interactions:

      Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start Trimzole DS Tab  on your own. Please consult your doctor.

      Precautions
      • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
      • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
      • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
      • Do not accept a damaged product.
      • Store this medicine at room temperature.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Sulphamethoxazole for:

      Sulfamethoxazole is an intermediate-acting sulfonamide which interferes with the synthesis of nucleic acids in sensitive organisms by blocking the conversion of PABA to the coenzyme dihydrofolic acid.

      How does Sulphamethoxazole work:

      It has broad spectrum of action though its usefulness has been greatly reduced by widespread resistance.

      How should Sulphamethoxazole be used:

      Should be taken on an empty stomach (i.e. At least one hour before food or two hours after food).

      Common side effects of Sulphamethoxazole :

      Nausea, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhoea, hypersensitivity reactions, blood disorders, serum sickness-like syndrome, hypoglycaemia, hypothyroidism, pseudomembranous colitis, kernicterus in premature neonates.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Call your doctor to find out what to do

      What precautions should I take when taking Sulphamethoxazole :

      If you have an allergy to this drug, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a sulfa (sulfonamide) allergy, talk with your doctor. If you are pregnant and near term. If you are breast-feeding.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Sulphamethoxazole with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Sulphamethoxazole :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Sulphonamides


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions

      What is the use of Trimzole DS Tab?

      Trimzole DS Tab is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as infections of urinary tract, bronchitis, pneumonia, ear, and abdomen.

      Can we take Trimzole DS Tab daily?

      It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

      How many Trimzole DS Tab can be taken in a day?

      This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

      What are the side effects of Trimzole DS Tab?

      Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, nausea, vomiting, skin rashes, stomach pain, loss of appetite and headache.

      Does Trimzole DS Tab make you sleepy?

      No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

      When should I take Trimzole DS Tab?

      At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

      Is Trimzole DS Tab harmful for health?

      No. This tab is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

      Can we take Trimzole DS Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

      It can be taken with food.

      What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Trimzole DS Tab?

      Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver disease, kidney disease should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

      Can I give Trimzole DS Tab to a child?

      Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

      How long does the effect of Trimzole DS Tab last?

      It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

      Can I take Trimzole DS Tab during pregnancy?

      No. Please consult your doctor.

      At what time can I take Trimzole DS Tab?

      Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

      Can I take Trimzole DS Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

      No. Prescription Required.

      Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Trimzole DS Tab?

      Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

      How to store Trimzole DS Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

      Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

      If I have trouble swallowing Trimzole DS Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

      No. Please swallow it whole.

      For how long should I take Trimzole DS Tab?

      The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

      By when should I start seeing results of Trimzole DS Tab?

      The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

      What are the alternate medicines to the Trimzole DS Tab?

      BACTRIM DS TAB

      CELTRIM DS TAB

       

      NOTE – All of the above information is for reference purpose only. it is always recommended that you consult a medical professional to be sure.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      LABORATE PHARMACEUTICALS INDIA LTD

      e-11, industrial area, panipat, haryana-132103

      Packed By

      LABORATE PHARMACEUTICALS INDIA LTD

      e-11, industrial area, panipat, haryana-132103

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