Does Zotrim interact with medications?

Sulfamethoxazole, Trimethoprim, Phenazopyridine, or Zotrim, may interact with diuretics, seizure medication, blood thinners, and ACE inhibitors. Sulfamethoxazole, Trimethoprim, Phenazopyridine may disrupt the metabolism of phenytoin by the liver. This medication should not be used with cyclosporine in liver transplant patients.

Phenazopyridine hydrochloride may interfere with urine tests. Sulfonamides should not be used for treatment of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections. Always discuss any medications you take with your doctor before beginning Sulfamethoxazole, Trimethoprim, Phenazopyridine. Zotrim should not be confused with the weight loss drug Zotrim.

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