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how fast should bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) work for staph?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends on the area infected and the severity of infection. Finally, sometimes Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is often not very effective against staph at all.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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