Read the side effects of Trimethoprim as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Rashes, itching, photosensitivity (sensitivity of the skin to sunlight), rarely serious skin reactions like Stevens Johnson syndrome
and epidermal necrolysis.
Nausea, vomiting, glossitis and gastrointestinal discomfort, diarrhea.
Alterations in liver enzymes, cholestatic jaundice (rare).
Reduced blood counts, megaloblastic anemia.
Muscle aches, headache, fever, aseptic meningitis
, increased serum creatinine and blood urea nitrogen levels (which could indicate reduced kidney function).
Other Precautions :
• Reduced blood counts may occur in patients on long-term therapy.
• The blood counts should be monitored regularly in these patients.