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How effective is trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
Trimeth-sulfameth: Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole is a sulfa drug. What has it been prescrbed for? For acne, there are better oral medications. For urinary tract infections they can work effectively. Many side effects.
Last updated Jan 14, 2019


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