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Synastat Tablet

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Synastat Tablet Description

Synastat Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat various bacterial infections like ear, lung, airway, throat, urinary tract, skin infections, etc. Synastat contains a combination of trim...
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ContainsSulfamethoxazole(800.0 Mg),Trimethoprim(160.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Synastat Tablet

Synastat Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections like ear infection, skin and soft tissue infection, urinary tract infections, lung, airway and throat infections.

Contraindications of Synastat Tablet

  • If you are allergic to trimethoprim, sulfamethoxazole or any other ingredients of Synastat Tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any severe liver or kidney problems.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are suffering from any blood disorders (like anaemia, etc.).

Side effects of Synastat Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Fungal infections
  • Increase in potassium levels

Precautions and Warnings of Synastat Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Synastat Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Synastat Tablet must not be used during pregnancy especially during first trimester. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be or are planning a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Synastat Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Synastat Tablet passes into breastmilk. Thus, you should consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Synastat Tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Synastat Tablet on driving. However, if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Synastat Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Synastat Tablet. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from severe allergies or asthma.
  • You have problems related to your kidneys.
  • You have a folic acid deficiency.
  • You are malnourished or underweight.
  • You are above 60 years of age.
  • You are taking potassium supplements.
  • You have a rare disorder called porphyria.
  • You have a blood enzyme deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency).
  • You are suffering from any blood disorder. Your doctor may ask you to do regular blood tests if you need long-term treatment or are prone to anaemia.

Mode of Action of Synastat Tablet

How Does It Work?

Synastat Tablet works by the combined effects of both its components - trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole. Both are antibiotics and together work by inhibiting the synthesis of essential constituents r...
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Directions for Use of Synastat Tablet

Synastat Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or after having your meals. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took...
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Interactions of Synastat Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Synastat Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. ...
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  • Concomitant use of the Synastat Tablet along with ciclosporin used for rheumatoid arthritis may cause kidney problems.
  • Medicines like procainamide used for irregular heartbeats when taken with this medicine can interfere with the action of this tablet.
  • Concomitant use along with blood thinners like warfarin, coumarins may increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Using medicines like azathioprine and mercaptopurine used for rheumatoid arthritis with this medicine can affect the bone marrow and blood cells.
  • Synastat Tablet can enhance the effect of some antidiabetic medications such as repaglinide, decreasing your blood sugar levels abruptly.

Interactions with food items

Synastat Tablet should be taken with or after your meal to avoid any stomach discomfort.

Storage and disposal of Synastat Tablet

  • Store Synastat Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Synastat Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, dizziness and confusion. If you think you have taken too much of Synastat Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Synastat Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the misse...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I discontinue Synastat Tablet if I am feeling perfectly fine?

  • No, Synastat Tablet is an antibiotic and has to be taken for the complete course as prescribed by your doctor.
  • If you stop taking this medicine in between before completing the course of treatment, your symptoms may reoccur.
  • To ensure complete and effective treatment, take medicine for the full course even if you start feeling fine midway.

Q: Can Synastat Tablet be taken on an empty stomach?

A: No, Synastat Tablet should be taken with or after having your meal to avoid any stomach discomfort.

Q: Can I take the Synastat Tablet for urinary tract infections?

A: Yes, the Synastat Tablet can be used to treat urinary tract infections. It is an antibiotic that helps to relieve bacterial infections in the lungs, urinary tract, throat, ear and soft tissues.
Product Details
Brand
SYNASTAT
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 11:17 PM (IST)

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