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  • Cosatrim DS 960mg Tablets 100's

Cosatrim DS 960mg Tablets 100's

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Description
Cosatrim 960 mg is a combination of two different antibiotics called sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim,which is used to treat infections caused by certain bacteria. Like all antibiotics, Cosatrim only works against some types of bacteria. This means that it is only suitable for treating some types of infections. Cosatrim 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). Cosatrim 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
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Precautions
Do not take Cosatrim if: •You are allergic to sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim or cosatrim or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. •You are allergic to sulphonamide medicines. Examples include sulphonylureas (such as gliclazide and glibenclamide) or thiazide diuretics (such as bendroflumethiazide–a watertablet). •You have severe liver or kidney problems.