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The principle of action of the antibiotic Bactrim is based on the inhibition of its synthesis components of the vitamin necessary for microorganisms - folic acid. Resistance to this drug develops rather slowly and weakly, due to the combined composition.
Active Ingredient: Trimethoprimum, Sulfamethoxazolum
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What is Bactrim
Bactrim is one of the popular antimicrobial agents used to treat both adults and children. Since many people are lost if you need to choose an antibiotic, you should understand what Bactrim is and what this medicine helps with.
Bactrim is a powerful antibacterial agent based on two potent components – sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. The first is an antimicrobial substance from the group of sulfonamides, it differs in bacteriostatic action. The second component is an antibiotic with a similar effect. These drugs are part of Bactrim in a ratio of 5: 1, and the combination of active substances is called “co-trimoxazole”.
The medicine has a bactericidal effect, is active against a number of pathogenic microorganisms. Bactrim blocks the synthesis of folates in the cells of pathogenic microorganisms, thereby reducing their population.
The combined antimicrobial agent is used in the treatment of various diseases caused by the activity of bacteria or infections. The drug is effective against streptococci, staphylococci, Escherichia coli, salmonella, chlamydia and protozoa. Bactrim is advisable to apply for certain types of fungal infections, pneumonia, diseases of a gonorrheal nature.
Indications for use:
– Infectious pathologies of ENT organs: otitis media, sinusitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, etc .;
– bacterial brain damage: meningitis, abscess;
– Genitourinary diseases: prostatitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis;
– damage to the digestive tract: paratyphoid, dysentery, diarrhea of an infectious nature.
The drug penetrates well into all affected tissues and is characterized by its quick action, due to which the drug can be used for any infectious diseases caused by microbes sensitive to its action. However, Bactrim has a limited spectrum of activity and does not act against pale treponema, Koch bacillus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This necessitates a detailed examination to determine the causative agent of the disease before taking the medicine.
The drug does not have antiviral activity, therefore it is ineffective in influenza and SARS.
It is not recommended to take the medicine without a doctor’s prescription because of the risk of superinfection and side effects.
For adults, the drug is recommended in tablets. The optimal form is Bactrim tablets of 480 mg. The medicine is taken in 1 pc. morning and evening, immediately after eating. At the end of the course of treatment, which on average takes up to 2 weeks, maintenance therapy with small doses of the drug can be prescribed – 120 mg in the morning and evening. Duration is determined individually and depends on the type of disease.
Children in the age range of 6-12 years should take one tablet (480 mg) per day.
The optimal form of release for children is a suspension. It has a pleasant taste, so the kids do not experience discomfort when taking the medicine. The drug is approved for use in pediatric practice and is prescribed for children older than two months. A medicine in this form should be taken every 6 hours. Dosage depends on the body weight of the child. For every 8 kg of weight, 5 ml of suspension should be taken. So, with a body weight of 16 kg take 10 ml of the drug, 24 kg – 15 ml of syrup, 40 kg – 25 ml and so on, according to the weight. As prescribed by the doctor, the standard dosages recommended in the instructions are subject to change.
Bactrim side effects
As side effects, changes were recorded in the urinary, respiratory, nervous and digestive systems, as well as in metabolism. There are complications in the musculoskeletal system. Sometimes allergic reactions.
The medicine can not be taken with intolerance to the active substance, severe pathologies of the liver and kidneys, anemia caused by a pathological lack of folic acid. The drug is not prescribed for patients undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, as well as for the need for long-term use of barbiturates, sulfonylureas and indirect anticoagulants.
An overdose of Bactrim is manifested by headache, confusion, inhibition of bone marrow functions, nausea, and symptoms of severe depression. To prevent complications, you need to rinse the stomach and urgently call a doctor at home.
Despite the large number of indications and rapid action, Bactrim refers to potent drugs that can provoke severe violations. It should not be used without a doctor’s prescription.