Zolmed/Zolmed Forte

Zolmed/Zolmed Forte

sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim

Manufacturer:

Medhaus

Distributor:

Medhaus
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per Zolmed cap Co-trimoxazole: Sulfamethoxazole (SMZ) 400 mg & trimethoprim (TM) 80 mg. Per 5 mL Zolmed susp SMZ 200 mg & TM 40 mg. Per Zolmed Forte tab SMZ 800 mg & TM 160 mg. Per 5 mL Zolmed Forte susp SMZ 400 mg & TM 80 mg
Indications/Uses
UTI, bactericidal, resp tract & GI infections, Pneumocystis carinii infection, prophylaxis in neutropenic patients, genital & miscellaneous infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Zolmed cap Adult 1-2 cap 12 hrly. Zolmed susp or Zolmed Forte susp Childn 6-12 yr 1 tsp (5 mL) tid. Zolmed Forte tab Adult 1 tab 12 hrly.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
History of sensitivity. Actual or possible folate deficiency. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Megaloblastosis, leukopenia or thrombocytopenia, skin rash, recurrent fever, neutropenia & raised liver enzyme values.
Drug Interactions
Sulfamethoxazole: May antagonize action w/ p-aminobenzoic acid & its derivative (K aminobenzoate & procaine local anesth). May potentiate effects of oral anticoagulants, methotrexate & phenytoin.
Trimethoprim: May increase serum concentrations & potentiate the effects of phenytoin, digoxin, procainamide, rosiglitazone & repaglinidine. May potentiate effects of warfarin. Reduce the renal excretion & increase blood concentrations of zidovudine, zalcitabine & lamivudine. Increase serum concentrations w/ dapsone & decreased w/ rifampicin.
MIMS Class
Antibacterial Combinations
ATC Classification
J01EE01 - sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim ; Belongs to the class of combinations of sulfonamides and trimethoprim, including derivatives. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Zolmed cap 400 mg/80 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P650/pack)
Form
Zolmed Forte oral susp 400 mg/80 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P90/bottle)
Form
Zolmed oral susp 200 mg/40 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P70/bottle)
Form
Zolmed Forte tab 800 mg/160 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P900/pack)
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