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I missed three doses of generic bactrim due to a small stomach

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I missed three doses of generic bactrim due to a small stomach bug i could not get them down and didnt risk trying
Now im sure i can get them down but is it too late to restart taking it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. German replied 1 year ago.
Welcome and thanks for your question , if you are feeling better , what you should do is continue taking the medications regularly . When you finish the last dose ,take the next two pills the next day once every 12 hours and the last pill the day after that .

You can do this if you stop taking the medication only for 1-2 days .

If you skipped doses for 3 days or more , You need to contact your doctor again, he will determine if it is necessary for you to take the whole treatment again.


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

okay thanks. one more thing. i had missed one dose when i was on day 2 as well. but then took for 2 days then the illness. does this make the answer change or remain the same?

Expert:  Dr. German replied 1 year ago.
You have to do the same thing so yes ,the answer remains the same.





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