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TRIMOX DESCRIPTION

Trimox is used to treat different types of infections that are usually caused by the bacteria that include gonorrhea, bladder infections, and E. coli or salmonella infection. In some patients Trimox drug is used as a combination of an antibiotic called clarithromycin for the treatment of stomach ulcers that are caused by the Helicobacter pylori infection. It basically acts by reducing the acid content in the stomach.

Warning

Trimox is known to raise the level of potassium in the blood. This happens more with aged people suffering from diabetes, and kidney disease. If high levels of potassium are left untreated, it can prove to very fatal to the patient. So, if you suffer from any of the above said problems, please your doctor.

Uses

Trimox is basically a diuretic. It reduces the amount of sodium and water retained by the body and is basically used in the treatment of hypertension.

How To Use

One should take this drug with milk or foot to minimize its effect on the stomach because this drug is know to cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach. One very important thing to follow is the dosage and time we have to follow every word of the doctor’s advice of taking drug exactly at the same as advised by the doctor. Since Trimox may increase urination, one should avoid taking the dose of the drug just before the bedtime. This will naturally increase your potassium levels therefore it is always advisable to take the advice of your doctor before taking any potassium rich product like the potatoes or bananas.

Side Effects

There are some side effects associated with this drug like diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. This drug may in some cases cause the temporary staining of teeth, if such a thing should happen, you must immediately consult your personal physician and they might lead to some other major complications in the future. Some of the possible side effects include persistent nausea, dark urine, vomiting and stomach/abdominal pain, sore throat or fever easy bruising or bleeding, yellowing eyes or skin. This medication may in very rare cases cause severe intestinal condition that may be because of a resistant bacterium. This condition may occur after a few weeks if treatment is stopped.

Patients should not use any type narcotic pain medications or anti-diarrheal products if you have the symptoms. In case you develop abdominal pain/stomach pain or cramping then you should immediately consult your personal physician.

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