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  • Urinary tract infections
  • Otitis media
  • Gastrointestinal tract infections
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin infections

Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg

by GSK

Septran DS is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections.

Rs. 791.45
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Septran DS Tablet Uses

Septran DS is an antibiotic that is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections. These include urinary tract infections, ear infections like otitis media, gastrointestinal tract infections, bronchitis, and pneumonia, etc. It is a combination of two antibiotics, sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim which inhibit the growth of bacteria. Septran DS should only be used for the treatment of bacterial infections as its use is not effective for viral infections.

Septran DS Tablet Uses in Urdu

Septran DS ایک اینٹی بائیوٹک ہے جو بیکٹیریل انفیکشن کی ایک وسیع رینج کے علاج کے لیے استعمال ہوتی ہے۔ ان میں پیشاب کی نالی کے انفیکشن، کان کے انفیکشن جیسے اوٹائٹس میڈیا، معدے کی نالی کے انفیکشن، برونکائٹس اور نمونیا وغیرہ شامل ہیں۔ یہ دو اینٹی بائیوٹکس سلفا میتھوکسازول اور ٹرائی میتھوپریم کا مجموعہ ہے جو بیکٹیریا کی افزائش کو روکتے ہیں۔ Septran DS کو صرف بیکٹیریل انفیکشن کے علاج کے لیے استعمال کیا جانا چاہیے کیونکہ اس کا استعمال وائرل انفیکشن کے لیے موثر نہیں ہے۔

Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg formula

  • Co-Trimoxazole

Available forms

  • Tablets
  • Suspension

Risks and warnings

You should know the risks and warnings of Septran DS to prevent its misuse.

There are some specific circumstances under which the use of certain medications is contraindicated or considered dangerous. So when taking any medicine it's always a good practice to familiarize yourself with its risks and warnings.

The risks and warnings associated with Septran DS are:

  • Pregnancy

Pregnant females are advised not to use this medication

  • Breastfeeding

This medicine is considered unsafe to use during lactation. Avoid its use unless approved by your doctor 

  • Hypersensitivity

Patients allergic to sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim or any of the ingredients in Septran DS are advised not to use it.

  • Alcohol

Do not consume alcohol when taking this medicine.

How to use Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg?

  • Take the tablet by mouth with a glass of water
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet
  • Follow the dosage instructions of your doctor
  • Do not use this medication in children under the age of 2 years

Septran DS Side Effects

The common side effects of Septran DS are:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Rashes

Drug Interactions

Septran DS can interact with the following drugs:

  • Blood thinners like warfarin
  • ACE inhibitors
  • Phenytoin
  • Folinic acid

Storage Conditions

  • Store the medicine at room temperature
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children
  • Protect it from sunlight and moisture

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg in Pakistan?

The Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg price in Pakistan is Rs. 791.45

What is Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg used for?

Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg is used in the following conditions:
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Otitis media
  • Gastrointestinal tract infections
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin infections

What is Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg composed of?

Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg is composed of:
  • Co-Trimoxazole

Do you need a prescription to buy Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg?

To buy Septran DS Tablet 800mg/160mg you must have a prescription signed by your doctor.


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