4.1 Therapeutic indications
Co-Trimoxazole Adult Suspension is indicated in children (>12 to <18 years old) and adults (>18 years old) for the treatment of the following infections when owing to sensitive organisms (see section 5.1):
• Treatment and prevention of Pneumocystis jirovecii. pneumonitis (PJP)
• Treatment and prophylaxis of toxoplasmosis
• Treatment of nocardiosis
The following infections may be treated with Co-Trimoxazole where there is bacterial evidence of sensitivity to Co-Trimoxazole and good reason to prefer the combination of antibiotics in Co-Trimoxazole to a single antibiotic:
• Acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections
• Acute otitis media
• Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
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