Active substance: Trimethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole

Dosage: 960 mg, 480 mg

Price: €33.85 – €163.66

The combination of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim is active against various bacteria and fungi. The combination of these drugs leads to maximum antibacterial activity (often bactericidal). One of the medicines containing a combination of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim is Bactrim forte. It is used to treat ear infections and infections of the respiratory and urinary tract.

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What is Bactrim Forte

Bactrim forte is a synthetic antibacterial used to treat ear, respiratory and urinary tract infections. The combination of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim is active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, the protozoan bacteria Cystoisospora and Cyclospora spp, and the fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii.

Indications for use of Bactrim Forte

Bactrim is used in the treatment of infections:

  • Respiratory system: chronic bronchitis, otitis media, primary and secondary pneumonia;
  • Urogenital system: cystitis, gonococcal urethritis, urinary tract infections;
  • Gastrointestinal: typhoid, paratyphus, shigellosis, traveller’s diarrhoea, cholera;
  • other bacterial infections: osteomyelitis, nocardiosis, brucellosis, actinomycetoma, blastomycosis, toxoplasmosis.

Dosage of Bactrim Forte

It is recommended to take Bactrim Forte after a meal with plenty of water.

Adults and children over 12 years of age: 1 tablet twice daily; the minimum daily dose is ½ tablet twice daily and the maximum daily dose is 1.5 tablets twice daily.
Treatment should last at least 5 days or until the condition improves and no symptoms are observed for two days.

Peculiarities of Application

Patients with impaired renal function should have regular urine tests and renal function should be monitored. Patients with bronchial asthma and allergic reactions should be treated with caution. In elderly patients, treatment should be as short as possible, as haematological disturbances may occur in case of folic acid deficiency.

Treatment should be supported by adequate diet and diuresis. It is important to maintain the body’s water balance and to drink plenty of pure water.


Bactrim forte is not recommended in the treatment of liver parenchymal lesions, severe renal insufficiency, hypersensitivity to the components of the medicine, folic acid deficiency, pregnancy and lactation. Concomitant use with dofetilide is prohibited, as well as in premature and preterm infants in the first 6 weeks of life.

Side effects

The main side effects of taking Bactrim forte are: allergic reactions (fever, swelling, urticaria, dermatitis, lupus), intestinal disorders, leucopenia, anaemia, mycosis, hypoglycaemia, insomnia, increased body fatigue, depression, apathy, convulsions, ataxia, headache, nausea and vomiting, stomatitis, glossitis, diarrhoea.

Frequently asked questions

If Bactrim is taken over a long period of time, regular blood tests and monitoring of kidney and urinary tract function and the risk of fungal infections are necessary. Patients should ensure adequate fluid intake and urine output.

Bactrim forte is used with caution in cases of thyroid disease and porphyria. Women taking the contraceptive pill should use an additional contraceptive, as taking the antibiotic may reduce its effectiveness.

Taking Bactrim forte does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery, but if you experience side effects affecting your nervous system, if you experience symptoms of anxiety and if you feel unwell, you should stop taking Bactrim forte and not drive.

How many times a day should Bactrim Forte be taken?

Bactrim Forte tablets should be taken twice a day, in the morning and evening, after a meal. The doctor prescribes the dosage of the drug and the duration of treatment depending on the symptoms and severity of the disease. For patients with renal and hepatic dysfunction and the elderly, the dose is reduced and the duration of treatment should be short, with monitoring of urine tests.

When Bactrim Forte is effective

Peak blood concentrations are reached 1 to 4 hours after taking the combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole.

Can Bactrim Forte be taken during pregnancy and breast-feeding?

Bactrim forte is not indicated in pregnant women to avoid the risk of harming foetal development. The product may pass into milk; therefore, breast-feeding should be discontinued during the treatment period and medical advice should be sought.

Administration In children

Bactrim forte is indicated for children between 2 months and 12 years of age. Bactrim forte should not be administered to premature or newborn infants to avoid the risk of bilirubin encephalopathy.