Drug Characteristics
  • Formulation

    Tablet: 100 mg, 200 mg

    Suspension: 50mg/5ml

  • Dose

    PCP treatment:

    Trimethoprim 20 mg/kg/day orally in three divided doses and dapsone 100 mg orally once a day for 21 days

  • Side Effects

    Similar to co-trimoxazole

  • Interactions

    See co-trimoxazole

  • Renal

    Dose in renal impairment GFR (ml/min)

    >25: Dose as in normal renal function

    15–25: Dose as in normal renal function for 3 days, then 50% of dose every 18 hours

    <15: Give 50% of normal dose every 24 hours

  • Hepatic

    No data

  • Pregnancy
  • Other Information