Sepmax DS (800+160 )Mg
USA Brand Name
Sulphamethoxazole + Trimethoprim
Sepmax DS (800+160) Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim)
What Is The Generic Name For Sepmax DS (800+160) Mg?
Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim is the generic version for Sepmax DS (800+160) mg
Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Sepmax DS (800+160) Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim)?
- Septra DS
Sepmax DS (800+160) mg contains two active ingredients, Sulphamethoxazole 800 mg, and Trimethoprim 160 mg, used in the treatment of Bacterial Infections. You can buy it from all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.
Glaxo SmithKline (India) is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Sepmax DS (800+160) mg.
Sepmax DS (800+160) mg contains an active ingredient, Sulphamethoxazole 800 mg Trimethoprim 160 mg which is available in the various strengths and substitutes at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Sepmax DS (800+160) Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim)?
Sepmax DS (800+160) mg is used in the treatment and prevention of:
HowSepmaxDS(800+160)Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim) Works?
Sepmax DS (800+160) mg has:
- Sulphamethoxazole (an antibiotic) stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.
- Trimethoprim (an antibiotic) stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.
Before You Use Sepmax DS(800+160) Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim):
Make sure that:
- You are not allergic to Sulphamethoxazole and Trimethoprim
- You do not take alcohol
- Your doctor knows about your Surgeries, Diseases, Pre-existing disease and Medications, Food Habits, Supplements, etc.)
What Should You Avoid While Taking Sepmax DS (800+160) Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim)?
- You should avoid taking alcohol
- You should avoid exposure to sunlight
- You should avoid Driving or Machine Operating Jobs
- You should strictly avoid taking Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Sepmax DS (800+160) Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim)?
You should avoid Sepmax DS (800+160) mg if you:
- Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity to it
- Have Severe Liver/Kidney Impairment
- Face adverse Effects of Sepmax DS like Skin Rash, Sore Throat, Fever, Muscle, Joints, Bone Pain or Stiffness (Arthralgia), Cough, Shortness of Breath or Jaundice, Unusual Bleeding, Severe Headache, Confusion, High Potassium Levels, Loss of Coordination, Etc.
Tell Your Doctor If You:
- Have Allergy to it
- Have any Kidney/Liver Disease
- Have a deficiency of folic acid
- Are Anaemic
- Are facing condition like Hyperkalemia
- Are also taking Repaglinide (antidiabetic)
- Are taking Alcohol or Other Drugs
- Are Pregnant/Breastfeeding
- You should always tell your doctor about your medical history for suitable and effective treatment
Sepmax DS (800+160) mg contains two active ingredients, Sulphamethoxazole and Trimethoprim, used in the treatment of all Bacterial Infections. Sepmax DS (800+160) mg is available in various strengths and substitutes and should be given on prescription only. You should always consult your doctor for the duration of dosage as age and severity of the disease differ from person to person. It is also available in the form of suspension.
Adults are advised to take Sepmax DS (800+160) mg at a fixed time, with the meal. Do not consume larger or smaller amounts than Prescribed.
How Much Of The Sepmax DS (800+160) Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim) to Be Used?
Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Sepmax DS (800+160) mg.
How To Take The Sepmax DS (800+160) Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim)?
Sepmax DS (800+160) mg dose should be taken at a fixed time as directed by your doctor. You must swallow the tablet as a whole with water. Do not chew or crush it. It is better to take it with the meal to avoid stomach Upset.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Sepmax DS (800+160)Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim)?
You are always advised to take Sepmax DS (800+160)mg as prescribed by your doctor. You are not advised to take it in a larger amount or for a longer time than recommended. You should complete the course even if you have started feeling better.
Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect an Overdose.
A missed dose of Sepmax DS (800+160)mg should be taken as soon as you remember. Just skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose. Do not double the dose for next time if you missed once.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Sepmax DS (800+160)Mg (Sulphamethoxazole+Trimethoprim)?
- Stomach Pain
- Skin Rashes Swelling of the Tissues in Kidney
- Serum Sickness
- Rare Severe Allergic Reactions
- Abnormal Decrease in White Blood Cell Count
- Crystal Formation in Urine
- Sore Throat or Ulcers
- Difficulty in Breathing
- Folate Deficiency
- Severe Diarrhea
- Decreased Appetite
- Unusual Tiredness and Weakness
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Sepmax DS (800+160)mg which can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on Vitamins, other Drugs or Herbal Supplements. It interacts with the following medicines:
- Cyclosporin A
Warning And Precaution:
Sepmax DS (800+160) mg should be used very cautiously in:
- Impaired Liver/Renal Function
- Pregnant and Breastfeeding women
- Always consult your doctor to get the best possible treatment and dosage adjustment in the above conditions.
Things To Remember:
- Be careful of Allergic Reactions while taking Sepmax DS (800+160) mg as it may cause severe Problems
- Always wear protective clothing or use sunscreen (SPF 30) when you are outdoors
- Keep out of reach of children
- Always consult your doctor if you have any doubt regarding the dose, time, and strength of the Tablet
Do not stop Sepmax DS (800+160) mg abruptly or do not take it for longer than recommended by your physician
Store the Sepmax DS (800+160) mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and not damaged.