It is inappropriate to treat AOM or community-acquired pneumonia with TMP-SMX because of high levels of resistance of S. pneumoniae to TMP-SMX.
Concentration: 8 mg/mL TMP
Taste: Very good
Not all strengths of oral liquids are listed nor be available on the CHEO Formulary
80 mg TMP(SS)
160 mg TMP(DS)
Tablets or capsules are preferred especially over an unpleasant tasting oral liquid.
Not all strengths of oral tablets/capsules are listed and they are not all available on the CHEO Formulary.