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A 31-year-old female asked:

Is liquid bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for children supposed to be refrigerated?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: According to this website, it can be stored at room temperature (59 to 77 degrees F), but not in sunlight. http://www.walgreens.com/marketing/library/finddrug/druginfo1.html?particularDrug=Bactrim&id=530
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): it is not necessary to refrigerate bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) still effective after it was refrigerated?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Yes: Yes refrigeration will not inactivate any antibiotics.
A 51-year-old member asked:

Can children take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) indications: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and similar antibiotics are frequently used in children and safe when appropriately dosed according to weight. Those with Sulfa allergies should avoid this medication.

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Last updated Jul 8, 2017


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