Pediatric Co-Trimoxazole Suspension

Product Name : Pediatric Co-Trimoxazole Suspension
Packing  : 50ml, 60 ml, 100 ml
Available strength 240MG / 5ML
Therapeutic use Antibiotic

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.

Co-Trimoxazole Tablets

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