Pediatric Co-Trimoxazole Suspension
|Product Name :
|Pediatric Co-Trimoxazole Suspension
|50ml, 60 ml, 100 ml
|240MG / 5ML
What is Co-trimoxazole :
Co-trimoxazole is a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole.
Co-trimoxazoleis is in a class of medications called sulfonamides. Co-trimoxazole works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Like all antibiotics, Co-Trimoxazole only works against some types of bacteria. This means that Co-trimoxazole is only suitable for treating some types of infections.
Co-Trimoxazole Paediatric Suspension is indicated in children aged 12 years and under (infants (>6 weeks to <2 years old) and children (>2 to <12 years old) for the treatment of the following infections when owing to sensitive organisms
Co-Trimoxazole can be used to treat or prevent:
- Treatment and prevention of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonitis (PJP).
Treatment and prophylaxis of toxoplasmosis.
Treatment of nocardiosis
The following infections may be treated with Co-Trimoxazole where there is bacterial evidence of sensitivity to Co-Trimoxazole and good reason to prefer the combination of antibiotics in Co-Trimoxazole to a single antibiotic:
- Acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection.
- Acute otitis media.
- Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis.