BACSTOL 200 MG TABLET

SKU: AH_AB_OU_6937 Category:

Generic : Trimethoprim (200mg)

Treatment : Bacterial infections, Infections of urinary and respiratory tract

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$3.50

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Bacstol 200 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It helps to kill germs (bacteria) that cause various types of infections like infections of the urinary tract and respiratory tract.

Bacstol 200 Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You may take it with food. It is better to have this medicine at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.

Some people may develop side effects like skin rash, vomiting, mouth ulcers, hives (urticaria) and headache. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or suffering from any liver, kidney or heart problems or if you are allergic to any medicine. Your doctor may get regular blood, urine tests while you are on this medication.

BENEFITS OF BACSTOL TABLET

In Bacterial infections

Bacstol 200 Tablet works by stopping the growth of the bacteria that cause infections of the urinary tract or respiratory tract. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

HOW TO USE BACSTOL TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bacstol 200 Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW BACSTOL TABLET WORKS

Bacstol 200 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Bacstol 200 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bacstol 200 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bacstol 200 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of skin rash in the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Bacstol 200 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Bacstol 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bacstol 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bacstol 200 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver

CAUTION
Bacstol 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bacstol 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bacstol 200 Tablet is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • WARFARIN
  • HEPARIN
  • METHOTREXATE
  • REPAGLINIDE
  • PROCAINAMIDE
  • DIGOXIN
  • PYRIMETHAMINE
  • DAPSONE
  • PHENYTOIN
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • SPIRONOLACTONE
  • AMILORIDE

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE BACSTOL TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Bacstol 200 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Bacstol

  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Phototoxicity

FAQ's

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Q. How long does Bacstol 200 Tablet takes to work?

Usually, Bacstol 200 Tablet starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don’t get better after using Bacstol 200 Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don’t feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Bacstol 200 Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Bacstol 200 Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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