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  • Septrin Syrup 100ml

Septrin Syrup 100ml

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Description
Septrin 40 mg/200 mg per 5 ml Paediatric Suspension is a combination of two different antibiotics called sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, which is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. Like all antibiotics, Septrin only works against some types of bacteria. This means that it is only suitable for treating some types of infections. Septrin can be used to treat or prevent: •Lung infections (pneumonia or PJP) caused by a bacteria called Pneumocystis jirovecii. •Infections caused by a bacteria called Toxoplasma (toxoplasmosis).
Septrin can be used to treat: •Urinary bladder or urinary tract infections (water infections). •Respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis. •Ear infections such as otitis media. •An infection called nocardiosis which can affect the lungs, skin and brain.
How to use
Standard Dose- Standard dosage recommendations for acute infections. Children aged 12 years and under (infants (>6 weeks to <2 years old) and children (>2 to <12 years old): The dosage for children is equivalent to approximately 6 mg trimethoprim and 30 mg sulfamethoxazole per kg body weight per day.
Precautions
Your child should not take Septrin: •If they are allergic to sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim or co-trimoxazole or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. •If they are allergic to sulphonamide medicines. Examples include sulphonylureas (such as gliclazide and glibenclamide) or thiazide diuretics (such as bendroflumethiazide – a water tablet). •If they have severe liver or kidney problems.