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What are the Uses of Sulfamethoxazole Tablets?

Posted by [email protected] on April 18, 2019 at 7:55 AM


Sulfamethoxazole Tablet is a drug belongs to category of Sulfonamide antibiotics. This drug is indicated for the treatment of various types of infections such as infections of urinary tract, infections of bronchi etc caused by bacteria. Sulfamethoxazole is not indicated for the treatment of infections caused due to viruses.


Mechanism of action of Sulfamethoxazole

Sulfamethoxazole acts by inhibiting the enzymatic action in bacterial cell. As a result the growth of bacteria gets inhibited.


Side effects of Sulfamethoxazole

There are few side effects of Sulfamethoxazole medications like nausea, vomiting, weakness, diarrhea, dizziness, skin allergies, rashes, redness, itching, swelling, lungs problem, difficulty in breathing, anemia, jaundice in newborns etc.


Precautions to be taken with Sulfamethoxazole

  • If you are planning to initiate medication with Sulfamethoxazole, be sure that you are not allergic to Active agent Sulfamethoxazole and any other inactive agents used in the finished formulation.
  • Avoid any Immunization or vaccination process during this medication.
  • Take an extra care during pregnancy and breast feeding conditions. Avoid this medicine during pregnancy condition, If necessary, consult to doctor first.
  • Also avoid this medicine during breast feeding as Sulfamethoxazole secreated in mother’s milk.


Sulfamethoxazole is mostly formulated in the form of tablets, syrups, capsules etc. Many pharmaceutical companies like Affy group is involved in the manufacturing of Sulfamethoxazole tablets in India for contract manufacturing, third party manufacturing, generic market as well as for exports.

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