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A 32-year-old male asked:

I have accidentally taken sulfamethoxazole 1x per day, not realizing i needed to take it 2x per day. should i double up now, or will i need to restart the cycle. i have taken 7 tablets with 7 remaining?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Talk to your Dr.: Talk to your Dr. It will depend on why the medication was prescribed. Typically this medication is prescribed for an infection. A partially treated infection can result in resistant bacteria. Your dr may have you repeat the course, or change the medication depending on your symptoms.
Last updated Sep 4, 2020


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