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  • Trimex Expectorant Paediatric 100ml

Trimex Expectorant Paediatric 100ml

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Trimex PS Syrup is used to treat certain infections such as urinary tract infections, middle ear infection (acute otitis media) in children, intestinal infection (shigellosis), serious lung infection in people with the weakened immune system (pneumocystis carinii pneumonia), infection of the digestive tract (traveler's diarrhea in adults). This medicine is also used to treat worsening conditions of the inflamed lining of bronchial tubes in the lungs. It is a prescription medicine. This medicine works by blocking the formation of tetrahydrofolic acid which is essential for the growth of bacteria. This medicine helps by preventing the growth of bacteria. Trimex PS is also used to prevent & treat infection caused by a parasite (toxoplasmosis) and lung infection caused by the fungus (Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonitis).
Class: Mucolytics/expectorants (Respiratory system drugs)
Indications/Uses: Respiratory disease with excessive mucous secretion.
Composition: Active Ingredients per 5 mL: Chlorpheniramine Maleate 1 mg; Pseudoephedrine HCL BP 15 mg; Guaifenesin BP 50 mg
How to use
The typical dose of Trimex PS is 800 mg of sulfamethoxazole and 160 mg trimethoprim once a day or 400 mg of sulfamethoxazole and 80 mg of trimethoprim every 12 hours for 10-14 days. The usual dose for children is 40 mg/kg (18.1 mg/lb) sulfamethoxazole and 8 mg/kg (3.63 mg/lb) trimethoprim per 24 hours given in two divided doses every 12 hours for 10 days. This medicine is typically used for a period of 10-14 days for urinary tract infections, 14 days for acute exacerbations of long-term bronchitis, 14-21 days for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and 5 days for traveler's diarrhea. This medicine is not known to be habit-forming.
Before you use Trimex PS Syrup, discuss with your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine and update your medical records to record this information. Tell your doctor if you are allergic any of the following substances: trimethoprim, or sulfonamide-antibacterial.