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ADULTS

Worsening of Chronic Bronchitis

The usual recommended dosage is 1 Bactrim DS (double strength tablet), 2 Bactrim tablets, or 4 teaspoonfuls (20 milliliters) of Bactrim Pediatric Suspension every 12 hours for 14 days.

Urinary Tract Infections and Intestinal Inflammation

The dosage for inflammation of the intestine is the same but is taken for 5 days.
The usual adult dosage in the treatment of urinary tract infection is 1 Bactrim DS (double strength tablet) or 2 Bactrim tablets, or 4 teaspoonfuls (20 milliliters) of Bactrim Pediatric Suspension every 12 hours for 10 to 14 days.

Prevention of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

The recommended dosage is 1 Bactrim DS (double strength tablet) once daily.

Treatment of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

The recommended dosage is 15 to 20 milligrams of trimethoprim and 75 to 100 milligrams of sulfamethoxazole per 2.2 pounds of body weight per 24 hours divided into equal doses every 6 hours for 14 to 21 days.

Travelers' Diarrhea

The usual recommended dosage is 1 Bactrim DS (double strength tablet), 2 Bactrim tablets, or 4 teaspoonfuls (20 milliliters) of Bactrim Pediatric Suspension every 12 hours for 5 days.

OLDER ADULTS

Consult with your doctor before taking Bactrim.
There may be an increased risk of severe side effects when Bactrim is taken by older people, especially in those who have impaired kidney and/or liver function or who are taking other medication.


CHILDREN

Urinary Tract Infections or Middle Ear Infections

The recommended dosage for children 2 months of age or older, given every 12 hours for 10 days, is determined by weight.
The following table is a guideline for this dosage:

22 pounds, 1 teaspoonful (5 milliliters)
44 pounds, 2 teaspoonfuls (10 milliliters) or 1 tablet
66 pounds, 3 teaspoonfuls (15 milliliters) or one-and-a-half tablets
88 pounds, 4 teaspoonfuls (20 milliliters) or 2 tablets or 1 DS tablet

Treatment of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

The recommended dosage, taken every 6 hours for 14 to 21 days, is determined by weight. The following table is a guideline for this dosage:

18 pounds, 1 teaspoonful (5 milliliters)
35 pounds, 2 teaspoonfuls (10 milliliters) or 1 tablet
53 pounds, 3 teaspoonfuls (15 milliliters) or one-and-a-half tablets
70 pounds, 4 teaspoonfuls (20 milliliters) or 2 tablets or 1 DS tablet

Intestinal Inflammation

The recommended dosage is identical to the dosage recommended for urinary tract and middle ear infections however, it should be taken for 5 days.

Prevention of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

The recommended dosage, taken twice a day, on 3 consecutive days per week, is determined by body surface area.
The safety of repeated use of Bactrim in children under 2 years of age has not been established.
The total daily dose should not exceed 320 milligrams trimethoprim and 1600 milligrams sulfamethoxazole.

 

 
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