trimethoprim

Adult
Uses
  • urinary tract infections - acute uncomplicated (available on site)
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • pregnancy, breast feeding, children under 12 years, impaired kidney or liver function, megaloblastic anemia
Drug interactions
  • phenytoin
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • anemia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • neutropenia
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal discomfort
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
100mg; 100mg every 12 hours
Monitoring
  • complete blood count
  • renal function tests
Source of Suggestion