5.1.8 Sulfonamides and trimethoprim

Trimethoprim
  • Tablets 100mg (£1.00= 28 tablets), 200mg (£1.30 = 14 tablets)
  • Suspension sugar free 50mg/5ml (£7.37 = 100ml)

Indications

Notes

  1. Trimethoprim may be considered or advised by specialists in pregnancy
    1. It is recommended that women who need to take trimethoprim during the first trimester also take high dose folic acid (5mg daily) until week 12 of pregnancy
    2. Avoid trimethoprim if the woman has a low folate status or is on a folate antagonist (e.g. antiepileptic or proguanil)
  2. Catheter can be changed or remain in sit
Last updated: 18-03-2021

 

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