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Trimethoprim
(Generic alternative to Proloprim)

Formulation : Tablet

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What is Proloprim /Trimethoprim used for?

Proloprim is a prescription medication that acts as an antibiotic in order to fight bacteria in the body. Proloprim is commonly used to treat bacterial bladder infections.

How should Proloprim /Trimethoprim be stored?

Proloprim should be stored in an area that is protected from moisture and heat. Keep Proloprim at room temperature.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Proloprim/Trimethoprim ?

Proloprim is prescription medication that should be taken in the exact fashion that is outlined in your prescription. If your prescription is unclear, contact your healthcare provider for further clarification and instruction. Proloprim should be consumed orally and accompanied with a glass of water. Ensure that you continue to take Proloprim for the full length of your prescription, as your symptoms may disappear before your infection has fully cleared up.

When should Proloprim /Trimethoprim not be taken?

Do not take Proloprim if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Proloprim should not be used to treat viral infections. Proloprim should not be taken if you have certain medical conditions. Tell your doctor about any medical conditions that you have or have had in the past before you begin taking Proloprim, especially if you have any type of anemia.

What precautions should I follow when taking Proloprim /Trimethoprim ?

Before taking Proloprim, it's important to let your doctor know if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have a folate deficiency, liver disease or kidney disease. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding, let your doctor know before you begin taking Proloprim.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Proloprim /Trimethoprim ?

Proloprim may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight and the UV rays of tanning beds. Avoid direct exposure to the sun by wearing sunscreen and protective clothing in order to prevent sunburn.

When should Proloprim /Trimethoprim not be taken?

Severe Side Effects: severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash; fever, chills, sore throat, flu symptoms; or pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding.

Common Side Effects: mild itching or skin rash; sore or swollen tongue; or nausea and vomiting.

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