Septra® Suspension Winnipeg
Are you trying to find Septra® suspension or sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim suspension in Winnipeg?
Our compounding pharmacy lab does make Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim 40mg/8mg/mL Suspension. Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim suspension is also known as Septra® suspension or Bactrim® suspension or Cotrimoxizole suspension.
Septra® suspension compound is one of our most commonly made compounds.
We began making this suspension when commercially-available suspensions stopped being manufactured. This suspension is made for children or adults who have difficulty swallowing tablets.
This suspension can be flavored to increase the palatability. Common flavors we have include cherry and bubble gum. Please ask us about our other flavors if you are interested.
This suspension contains 40mg of sulfamethoxazole per mL and 8mg of trimethoprim per mL. This gives a final concentration of sulfamethoxazole 200mg per 5mL and trimethoprim 40mg per 5mL.
5mL of Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim 200mg/40mg/5mL is equivalent to one regular Septra tablet or Septra SS.
10mL of Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim 200mg/40mg/5mL is equivalent to one Septra DS tablet.
What is Septra® suspension (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim suspension) used for?
Septra® suspension is a liquid suspension of two antibiotics, sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, used to treat certain bacterial infections.
This antibiotic medicine is used to treat bacterial infections including:
- urinary tract infections
- ear infections
- traveler’s diarrhea
- respiratory infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Please note that this compounded suspension is only stable for 14 days so we must make it fresh for each new prescription. This means that it can take several hours for us to have the medication prepared for you. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we carefully make your medication.