Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral)

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Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral)

Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) Medication Classification


Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) Brandname

Gantrisin Pediatric, Truxazole

Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Sulfisoxazole (sul-fi-SOX-a-zole) Treats different types of infections.Belongs to a class of drugs called sulfonamides or sulfa drugs.

When To Not Use Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to sulfisoxazole or other sulfa drugs, such as Gantanol® or Bactrim®.

How Should You Use Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral)

Tablet, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • Take with a full glass of water.
  • Shake the oral liquid before each use.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.
  • The medicine may be taken with food to lessen stomach upset.
  • Continue to take the medicine until it is all gone (or until your doctor tells you to stop). Your infection might come back if you stop taking the medicine too soon.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you take 2 doses a day, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, take the missed dose and wait 5 to 6 hours for your next dose.
  • If you take 3 or more doses a day, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, space the missed dose and the next dose 2 to 4 hours apart.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) Storage

Store Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking blood thinners such as Coumadin®, diabetes medicine such as glipizide or glyburide, or methotrexate (Rheumatrex®).

Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have liver or kidney disease, anemia, or any other medical problems.
  • This medicine can cause your skin to be more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid being exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time and protect your skin from the sun when you are outside.
  • Check with your doctor if your condition does not improve or gets worse while taking this medicine.

Gantrisin Pediatric (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Itching or skin rash
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Sore throat, fever
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Appetite loss

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