CO-TRIMOXAZOLE (trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole)
Give two times daily for 5 days
AMOXYCILLIN*
Give two times daily for 5 days
AGE or WEIGHTADULT TABLET (80/400mg)PAEDIATRIC TABLET (20/100 mg)SYRUP (40/200 mg/5ml)TABLET (250 mg)SYRUP (125 mg /5 ml)
2 months up to 12 months (4 – <10 kg)1/225.0 ml3/47.5 ml
12 months up to 5 years (10 – 19 kg)137.5 ml15 ml’
*

Amoxycillin should be used if there is high co-trimoxazole resistance.

From: TREAT THE CHILD

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