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Drug Interactions

Septra DS can potentially interact with several other medications (see Septra Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Septra DS?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Porphyria
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
  • Anemia
  • Asthma
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
  • A folic acid deficiency
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • A thyroid disorder
  • Any other allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Septra Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take an overdose of Septra DS may experience effects such as:
 
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Unconsciousness
  • Fever
  • Blood in the urine
  • Yellow skin (jaundice)
  • Confusion.
     
If you happen to overdose on Septra DS, seek medical attention immediately.
 
(Click Septra Overdose for more information.)
 
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