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trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole medication

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Benefits vs Risks: That's what it is all about with any medication.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Antibiotic pair: Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in combination; in my medical school days it was septra or bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Good generic med.: Same as bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) septra, sulfatrim or sulfamethoxiozole-trimethoprim.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cotrim: Cotrim (trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole) is an antibiotic that combines trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole. Allergic reactions occur when your body prod ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: I'm not familiar with the name of the antibiotic you mention, though it sounds like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (trimethoprim/sulfamet ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes if bacteria are: Sensitive to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxizole, same as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) septra or sulfatrim.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotic: Treats or prevents infections. This medicine is a "sulfa drug" (sulfonamide).
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Trimeth-sulfameth: Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole is a sulfa drug. What has it been prescrbed for? For acne, there are better oral medications. For urinary tract infectio ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Pretty quick: If your treating a susceptible bacterial infection you will usually see a pretty significant improvement in the first few days. Some infections of c ... Read More

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