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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Cotrim (Overview)

Cotrim is a streptogramin which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Zahid Niazi
4 doctors shared insights

Cotrim (Overview)

Cotrim is a streptogramin which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Help please, can I take cotrim (trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole) forte ratiopharm against uti?

Help please, can I take cotrim (trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole) forte ratiopharm against uti?

UTI: I'm not familiar with the name of the antibiotic you mention, though it sounds like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole). This is generally fine to treat UTI. If you don't improve, however, this might suggest resistance to this antibiotic. Please discuss with your provider. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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