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Bactrim (Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim)

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There is no brand product of Bactrim.

Generic Equivalent of Bactrim
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Type: drug type
Product: Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 400 mg/80 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim DS
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 800 mg/160 mg

Bactrim Information

reviewed by Dr. HaVy Ngo, Pharmacist on 12/8/2022 4:23:41 PM.

Bactrim Details (Brand and Generic) offers the generic Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim from Canada also called Sulfatrim and Sufatrim DS by Apotex and AA Pharma. The brand Bactrim is not available. Our customers may also purchase other antibiotics such as Septra.


The generic Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim is available in the strength of 400 mg/80 mg and 800 mg/160 mg (DS) oral tablets..


Bactrim (Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim) is a combination of two antibiotics Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim to treat a variety of bacterial infections ear infections, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, traveler's diarrhea, shigellosis. Bactrim is also used to treat and prevent pneumocystis-type pneumonia. This medication works by stopping the growth of bacteria causing the infection. Bactrim does not work against infections caused by viruses, such as colds and flu.

Side Effects and Precautions

Stop using the medication and get medical care if you have an allergic reaction. Signs of an allergic reaction may include difficulty breathing, hives (rash on your body), swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat—If you experience any of these symptoms, please call 911 or seek emergency medical care at the nearest emergency room (ER).

The common side effects of Bactrim may include loss of appetite, nausea, skin rash, and vomiting. Seek emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction or if you have a serious drug reaction. Call your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• An electrolyte imbalance;
• Increased or decreased urination;
• Increased thirst, dry mouth, fruity breath odor;
• Low blood cell counts;
• New or unusual joint pain;
• Seizures;
• Severe stomach pain, diarrhea;
• Skin rash (even if it’s mild);
• Yellowing of your skin or eyes

If you still have questions about side effects we always suggest further conversations with your doctor.

Warnings and Interactions

You should not use Bactrim if you are allergic to Sulfamethoxazole or Trimethoprim, or if you have:
• A history of low blood platelets after taking Trimethoprim or any sulfa drug;
• Anemia due to folic acid deficiency;
• If you take dofetilide;
• Kidney disease (not being treated or monitored);
• Severe liver disease

Before you start using Bactrim, tell your doctor if you have:
• A folate deficiency;
• A thyroid disorder;
• Alcoholism;
• Asthma;
• High levels of potassium in your blood;
• HIV or AIDS;
• If you use a blood thinner and you have routine "INR" or prothrombin time tests;
• Kidney or liver disease;
• Malnourishment;
• Porphyria, or glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency

Antibiotics can cause diarrhea, call your doctor before you use anti-diarrhea medication. Bactrim could make you sunburn more easily. Avoid sunlight or tanning beds and wear protective clothing and use sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher when you are outdoors. Tell your doctor about all the medications you take including prescription, OTC, herbal products, and vitamins. There may be a drug interaction between Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim and other medications such as a diuretic, an ACE inhibitor, medications used to treat depression, diabetes, seizures, or HIV, amantadine, cyclosporine, indomethacin, leucovorin, methotrexate, pyrimethamine, etc. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about any questions regarding drug interactions that you may have. Do not use Bactrim if you are pregnant or breast-feeding as this medication can cause birth defects. This medication should not be given to children under two months old.

Questions and Answers

Why is Bactrim more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Bactrim, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Bactrim from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does generic Bactrim cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Bactrim 400 mg/80 mg starts at $31.99 for 100 tablets and 800 mg/160 mg starts at $35.99 for 100 tablets.

What is the lowest price of Bactrim per tablet?

The generic Bactrim 400 mg/80 mg starts at $0.32 per tablet and the 800 mg/160 mg starts at $0.36 per tablet.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Bactrim from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Bactrim prices competitive?

Yes, we are taking great pride in offering some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Bactrim tablets I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Bactrim at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Bactrim over the counter from you?

No, Bactrim requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Bactrim?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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