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This medicine is indicated in infections of skin and respiratory, gastro-intestinal and urinary tracts.


This medicine should not be used in new borns and patients suffering from severe renal (kidney) or hepatic (liver) insufficiency.

Side effects

Patients using this medication may at times experience nausea, vomiting, glossitis (enlarged tongue), and skin rashes. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.


How long does it take for trimethoprim to start working?

It starts working soon after it is taken.

What is this medicine used for?

It is used to treat bacterial infections.

Any safety measures or special instructions that are to be followed while using this medicine?

Make sure you drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated all the time and also in case of overdose, withdraw the medicine’s use and report to a nearby facility immediately.

What should be done if the temporary side effects like rash and itching would not go off?

You are advised to consult your physician right away and get an alternate medicine.

With the symptoms going away, are we safe to stop using the medicine?

No, you are not. Make sure to complete the entire dose as per your physician’s advice. If not done otherwise would result in infection relapse.

Medicines containing trimethoprim

Syraprim 300mg

By GlaxoSmithKline

Pack size: 1x10