5.1.8 Sulfonamides and trimethoprim

Trimethoprim
  • Tablets 100mg, 200mg (£0.83, £1.78 = 28 tablets)
  • SuspensionSF 50mg/5ml (£5.70 = 100ml)

Indications

Co-trimoxazole
  • Tablets 400/80mg (£2.13 = 28 tablets)
  • Suspension 240mg/5ml, 480mg/5ml (£10.10, £11.11 = 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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