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Your child needs to take the medicine called trimethoprim (say: trye-METH-oh-prim). This information sheet explains what trimethoprim does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about trimethoprim and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about trimethoprim, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: March 12th 2010