This medication is a sulfonamide antibacterial, prescribed for susceptible infections.
Contraindicated in patients with severe kidney or liver impairment, infants less than 2 months, 3rd trimester pregnancy, and hypersensitivity.
Initially 1g to be taken twice daily followed by 500 mg two times a day
Child Dose: Initial dose is 50 to 60 mg/kg daily
Maximum daily dose is 75mg daily
Sulfamoxole is available as tablet or suspension form which has to be taken by mouth after food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood dyscrasias, G6PD deficiency, AIDS/HIV, kidney impairment, elderly, and who are taking other medications.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, allergic skin reaction, underactive thyroid, kidney impairment and blood dyscrasias.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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