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What is the dose of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for mrsa?

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Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) For MRSA: If the strain of MRSA is sensitive to bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) the normal dose in a patient with normal kidney function would be one Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds tablet every 12 hours.
Answered on Aug 23, 2015

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