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Please note that the first line treatment for cystitis that is caused by a bacterial UTI is Nitrofurantoin, as there is quite a high bacterial resistance to Trimethoprim. Therefore it is wise to only use Trimethoprim to treat a UTI after a urine test has confirmed that the bacterial strain causing the infection is sensitive to Trimethoprim. Please note that this treatment is currently only offered for female patients. If you are male and are experiencing symptoms of a urinary tract infection, you should visit your GP or a sexual health clinic as this could be a sign of another infection or a more serious underlying problem.
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Trimethoprim is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs) such as cystitis. It also helps to reduce uncomfortable symptoms quickly. It is sold under several brand names, including Monotrim, Minotrim and Trimogal.
Whilst Trimethoprim is occasionally prescribed to treat other kinds of bacterial infections such as acne or chest infections, it is sold at euroClinix only for the treatment of UTIs.
You can buy the 200mg dose online at euroClinix. All you have to do is fill out a short and discreet consultation form and one of our registered doctors.
Please note: Trimethoprim is not the first-line treatment for cystitis. It can only be prescribed if a urine test has shown you have a UTI that is sensitive to Trimethoprim. Consult your GP if you are unsure.
Trimethoprim kills the bacteria that cause infections by preventing them from making certain enzymes. This stops the bacteria from spreading and kills the infection.
Trimethoprim was designed to tackle specific types of bacteria such as E.coli. These bacteria tend to be more difficult to kill and are more likely to become resistant to treatment. For that reason, you must take Trimethoprim exactly as prescribed.
For most women, Trimethoprim should clear the infection in 3 days. However, some women may need longer. If your infection has not cleared after the treatment course, speak to your doctor.
For men, the infection should clear in 7 days.
Trimethoprim is a commonly used antibiotic and is safe for most people. However, you should not take it if you:
Ask a doctor before taking if you have:
While men can take Trimethoprim, we cannot prescribe it to men online. This is because a UTI in men is often more serious.
Please read the patient information leaflet for more information on who can and cannot take it.
The dose you need to take will depend on several factors.
To treat an acute UTI, women should take 200mg twice daily for 3 days. Men should take it twice daily for 7 days. Children will require a lower dose of 100mg.
If you struggle with frequent UTIs, you can take Trimethoprim to prevent symptoms:
You must take the dosage as instructed for Trimethoprim to work.
Trimethoprim tablets should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. You can take them with or without food.
You must take antibiotics exactly as instructed. Even if your symptoms improve quickly, you should always finish the entire course of antibiotics. It could cause your infection to return or become harder to treat.
If you miss a dose, take your missed dose when you remember and then your next dose at your usual time. If you miss a dose, and it’s nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue from your next scheduled dose.
Always read the patient information leaflet before starting any new medication. You can find the patient information leaflet at the bottom of this page.
You can drink alcohol while on Trimethoprim. However, the effects of alcohol can cause some side effects whilst using this medication. So, it’s advised you drink in moderation.
Trimethoprim can react with other medications, so you should check with your doctor before ordering any medication online.
Some interactions include with:
If you are unsure whether you take any of these medications, please consult your GP or a healthcare professional.
As with all medications, there is a chance you may experience some side effects.
Some of the most common side effects of Trimethoprim include:
These side effects are usually mild and go away once you have finished treatment. However, if your symptoms don’t go away or you experience more severe side effects, consult your doctor as soon as possible.
Refer to the patient leaflet for a complete list of side effects.
You can buy Trimethoprim tablets online from euroClinix. Our service is certified safe by the MHRA, GMC and GPhC.
All you have to do is complete an online consultation form. Then, one of our UK doctors will review your consultation to ensure that this treatment is suitable for you. If approved, your prescription will be dispatched and dispensed by our pharmacy. Your order will then be sent with free next-day delivery, so you can start to get better sooner.
Note: You must complete a short online consultation so that our doctor can ensure that the treatment is suitable for you. The above pricing should only be used as a reference. The final decision to issue this treatment lies with the prescribing doctor.
|Availability||Out of stock|
|Description||Antibiotic used to treat and prevent cystitis.|
|Exemption||Subject to medical prescription|
|Application||Women with acute cystitis.|
|Posology||Consult patient leaflet|
|Alcohol consumption||No interaction|
|When breastfeeding||Caution recommended, consult your doctor|
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Very good antibiotic always treats the symptoms quickly and completelyCustomer Mrs Joyce Percival
First prescribed for my chronic cystitis years ago and still reliable today. Complaint managed by 1x100mg every third or fourth day and never any side...Hazel Whinfrey
Very good product always produces excellent resultsCustomer Mrs Joyce Percival