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Revised: 2/2014

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
BAKTAR Combination Granules
 Active ingredient:
Sulfamethoxazole
Trimethoprim
 Dosage form:
white to light brownish white granules
 Print on wrapping:
バクタ 配合顆粒 1g BAKTAR

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an antibacterial agent, called an ST combination preparation, and it consists of a combination of 2 active ingredients: one inhibits folate synthesis in microorganisms, and the other inhibits activation of folate.
It is usually used for the treatment of general infections such as respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, enteritis and abdominal typhus when other antibacterial drugs have no efficacy or can not be used, and the treatment and suppression of symptoms onset of pneumocystis pneumonia.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have blood disorders (anemia, bleeding tendency, etc.) or a history of them, or deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD).
    If you or your family members have an allergic tendency including bronchial asthma, rash, hives, etc.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • General infections: In general, for adults, take 2 g at a time, twice a day. The dosage may be adjusted to your age and symptoms.
    Treatment of pneumocystis pneumonia: In general, for adults, take 9 to 12 g daily in 3 or 4 divided doses. For children, take 15 to 20 mg as trimethoprim per 1 kg of body weight daily in 3 or 4 divided doses. The dosage may be adjusted to your age and symptoms.
    Suppression of symptoms onset of pneumocystis pneumonia: In general, for adults, take 1 to 2 g at a time, once a day, on consecutive days or 3 times a week. For children, take 2 to 4 mg as trimethoprim per 1 kg of body weight at a time, twice a day, on consecutive days or 3 times a week.
    This product contains 80 mg of trimethoprim per 1 g. In each case, strictly follow the instructions.
  • Swallow the granules without crushing.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • If you are breastfeeding, avoid breastfeeding while taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, itch, redness, blister, hives, photosensitivity (exaggerated sunburn caused by sunlight, itch, pigmentation), headache, dizziness, light-headed feeling, feeling of numbness, tremor, lassitude, malaise, feeling drowsy and blood in stool. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • palpitation, shortness of breath, light-headed feeling, fever, sore throat, bleeding tendency  [aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia, megaloblastic anemia, methemoglobinemia, pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia]
  • malaise, fever, purpura (bruise)  [thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, hemolytic uremic syndrome]
  • feeling ill, swelling around eyes and mouth (lips), dizziness  [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • high fever, fluid-filled blister, inflammation in mucous membrane of eyes, mouth, etc., general redness  [toxic epidermal necrolysis, mucocutaneous ocular syndrome]
  • rash, fever, swelling of lymph nodes  [drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of infants and children. Store it at room temperature (1 to 30 degrees Celsius) away from light and moisture. This medicine may be colored by light.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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