5.1.8 Sulfonamides and trimethoprim

Trimethoprim
  • Tablets 100mg (£0.89= 28 tablets), 200mg (£0.91 = 14 tablets)
  • Suspension sugar free 50mg/5ml (£4.99 = 100ml)

Indications

Co-trimoxazole
  • Tablets 400mg/80mg (£2.01 = 28 tablets)
  • Suspension 200mg/40mg/5ml, 400mg/80mg/5ml (£9.96, £10.96 = 100ml)
  • Injection 480/5ml, 960/10ml (must be diluted in sodium chloride 0.9% or glucose 5% - seek advice)

Notes

  1. CSM recommends that co-trimoxazole should be limited to treatment and prevention of pneumocystis pneumonia.

 

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