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Who should avoid Zotrim (sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim, phenazopyridine)

Unless instructed by a doctor, do not take Zotrim (sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim tablets and phenazopyridine tablets) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or expect to become pregnant. Zotrim may increase risk of liver or kidney disease, skin reactions and bone marrow suppression in elderly patients.

Do not take Zotrim if you are allergic to any of the medication's ingredients or have had an allergic reaction to sulfonamide, trimethoprim or phenazopyridine in the past. Zotrim is not approved for use in children.

Zotrim for urinary tract infections should not be confused with the OTC weight loss product also called Zotrim.

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