Trimethoprim Tablets is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It helps to kill germs (bacteria) that cause various types of infections like infections of the urinary tract and respiratory tract.
Trimethoprim Tablets should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You may take it with food. It is better to have this medicine at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
Some people may develop side effects like skin rash, vomiting, mouth ulcers, hives (urticaria) and headache. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away.
Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or suffering from any liver, kidney or heart problems or if you are allergic to any medicine. Your doctor may get regular blood, urine tests while you are on this medication.