Trimethoprim is a prescription medication that is used to treat infections caused by certain bacteria including bladder infections, kidney infections, and ear infections. Trimethoprim is an antibiotic drug that works by preventing bacteria from growing.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of trimethoprim include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of trimethoprim:
What should I do if I miss a dose of trimethoprim?
If you miss a dose of trimethoprim, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of trimethoprim?
Trimethoprim is available in strengths of 100mg and 200mg.