A 38-year-old member asked:
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do you ever tell patient to continuing using medication that is causing side effects. is this ok if cotrim (trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole)?

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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.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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Yes if bacteria are: Sensitive to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxizole, same as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) septra or sulfatrim.
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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.

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