Septran DS 800/160mg

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  • SKU: SKU 786

Septran DS 800/160mg is an antibiotic for bacterial infections. It combines Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim effectively to target a wide range of bacterial pathogens.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
30 Tablet/s
$2.10 $0.07
60 Tablet/s
$4.20 $0.07
100 Tablet/s
$7.00 $0.07
  • Generic Name : Sulfamethoxazole+Trimethoprim
  • Brand Name : Septra DS
  • Manufacturer Name : GSK India
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Septran DS 800/160 mg?

Septran DS 800/160 mg is an antimicrobial medicine, a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole. It effectively treats various types of bacterial infections affecting respiratory, genitourinary, and gastrointestinal tracts. 

Septan DS acts by preventing the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient vital for bacterial multiplication. Thus, it kills bacteria, prevents infections from spreading, and treats them effectively. Septran DS is mainly used to treat bacterial infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia, as well as diseases of the urinary tract, ear, and intestines.

As a prescription medicine, you can take Septran DS 800/160 mg when prescribed in dose and duration. To get it at the best price, you may choose our online pharmacy from India- Cheapmedsdeal. 

What are the uses of Septran DS 800/160mg?

Septran DS 800 mg/160 mg Tablet helps to treat bacterial infection of:

  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Respiratory tract infection

How does Septran DS 800/160mg work?

Septran DS tablet is a combination of Sulfamethoxazole (400mg) + Trimethoprim (80mg). In combination, these antibiotic drugs prevent the bacteria from producing folic acid. Bacteria use folic acid as a nutrient needed for their multiplication and survival. As a result, Septran DS prevents bacteria from duplicating and effectively treats infections.

How do you take Septran DS 800/160mg?

Take Septran DS tablets exactly as prescribed by a doctor for dose and duration. The usual dosage for adults for treating UTI is one tablet every twelve hours for 10 to 14 days. For renal dysfunction, your doctor will advise dosage depending on your specific condition. 

To treat acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis in adults, one tablet every twelve hours for at least 14 days. For pediatric patients, the doctor prescribes dosage according to the weight of the patient. 

Take the Septran DS table before or after eating your meal. To take the tablet, swallow it with a glass of water, and do not chew or break the pill. Make sure to drink lots of fluids during the treatment, as it will also lower the risk of getting kidney stones. 

In case you miss a dose, take the Septran DS tablet as soon as possible, and if it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the next dose on time. 

Do not consume an overdose, as it may lead to the risk of causing possible side effects of this antibiotic medicine. 

What are the side effects of Septran DS 800/160mg?

Some common side effects of Septran DS 800/160mg Tablets include:

  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tired feeling
  • Sleep problem
  • Diarrhoea
  • Painful or swollen tongue
  • Ringing in your ears
  • Spinning sensation

If any of the above given unwanted symptoms appear, contact a doctor for medical help.

What are the precautions and warnings related to Septran DS 800/160mg?

Before taking Septran DS Tablets, inform your doctor if you have/had:

  • Allergic to sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim
  • Renal or hepatic insufficiency
  • Lack of folic acid
  • Low platelet count 
  • Medical conditions like porphyria, thyroid disease, and lack of folate, or nutrition.
  • Using a water pill
  • Taking medicines such as indomethacin, cyclosporine, amantadine, leucovorin, pyrimethamine, dofetilide, or methotrexate,
  • Breast-feeding

Septran DS is not for use in pediatric patients less than two months of age.

Do not consume alcohol while taking Septran DS 800/160mg Tablets.

Avoid using it during pregnancy; consult a doctor in case you are pregnant. 

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