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About Ciplin DS and Antrima
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited and Nicholas Piramal India Ltd.
Generic Bactrim is an antimicrobial complex consisting of Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole and is one of the bactericidal broad-spectrum drugs.The manufacturer: Cipla / Nicholas. Cipla is an Indian pharma and biotechnology company, is situated in Mumbai, India and a lot of other countries..
What is Generic Bactrim?
This drug is an antimicrobial complex, consisting of Trimethoprim 400mg/800mg and Sulfamethoxazole 80/160mg. This is one of the bactericidal broad-spectrum drugs. The manufacturer: Cipla or Nicholas. Cipla is an Indian pharma and biotechnology company, is situated in Mumbai, India and a lot of other countries.
Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole is better to be taken after food intake with plenty of liquid. Adults and children over 12 years should take 2 tablets, 2 times a day;
- minimum daily dose is also used as dose for long-term treatment (more than 14 days) - 1 tablet, 2 times a day;
- maximum daily dose - 3 Table, 2 times a day.
Duration of treatment
For acute infections it should be taken for a term of 5 days or as long as the symptoms will not disappear for two days. If after 7 days of treatment clinical improvement does not occur, the patient's condition should be re-evaluated for a possible treatment correction.
Generic Cipro and generic Keflex 250mg have also the similar antibacterial effect.
Ciplin DS may interact with: dofetilide, metronidazole, cyclosporine, aminobenzoate potassium, methotrexate, sulfinpyrazone, drugs for diabetes, methotrexate, cyclosporine.
Contraindications: hypersensitivity to the drug ingredients, liver disease, asthma, thyroid disorder, kidney disease, anemia, breast-feeding, severe allergies, poor nutrition, alcohol drinking, pregnant, low level of folic acid.
The most common side effects are skin rash and gastrointestinal disorders. In patients with a hypersensitivity to the ingredients may develop allergic reactions such as: fever, angioedema, anaphylactoid reactions, serum disease.
You should stop taking Generic Bactrim if you noticed skin rash, fever, chest pain, breathing problems, muscle pain, yellowing of the eyes, unusual bleeding or weakness, peeling of the skin.
Headache, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, nervousness, diarrhea - do not require medical attention. This drug can make you more sensitive to the sun.