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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Gantanol (Overview)

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


Dr. Ronald Krauser
100 doctors shared insights

Gantanol (Overview)

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


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Why did my doctor prescribe "sulfamethoxazole" for my cellulitis instead of a typical penicillin or cephalosporin?

Why did my doctor prescribe "sulfamethoxazole" for my cellulitis instead of a typical penicillin or cephalosporin?

Resistance: There is an increasing amount of resistance to penicillins and cephalosporins in the bacteria that cause skin infections, but sulfamethoxazole is one of the antibiotics that is still effective. ...Read more

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Taking sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds tablet/i experiencing some pain in my shoulders can this be a side effect from the medication?

Taking sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds tablet/i experiencing some pain in my shoulders can this be a side effect from the medication?

Unlikely: Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole causes many different side effects and toxicities but arthritis or joint pain is not among them. ...Read more

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Has anybody experience side effects from sulfamethoxazole?

Has anybody experience side effects from sulfamethoxazole?

Yes: Sulfamethoxaxole is a form of sulfa. It is an antibiotic. Allergic reactions, yeast infections and occasionally serious reactions such as steven johnson syndrome have been reported. ...Read more

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Sulfamethoxazole how long does it take to leave system?

Sulfamethoxazole how long does it take to leave system?

A day or so: The time for 1/2 to leave your system is listed as 10 hours, followed by 10 hours for half the remainder & so on.By the end of a day or so it is at minimal levels. ...Read more

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How long do I need to continue taking sulfamethoxazole ?

How long do I need to continue taking sulfamethoxazole ?

Depends: Depends on what the medication was prescribed to treat. Speak to your physician for clarification. ...Read more

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How long does it take for sulfamethoxazole to get out of your system?

Depends: I hate giving that type of answer but unfortunately it is appropriate here. In general it would take approximately anywhere from 18 hours to 2 1/2 -3 days. If you have kidney failure it would be longer. This is based on the drug's "half life" - the time it takes for half the drug to leave the body. ...Read more

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Are there harmful interactions between sulfamethoxazole and sunlight?

Are there harmful interactions between sulfamethoxazole and sunlight?

Yes: Sulfa drugs generally increase the skins sensitivity to sunlight. Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds as you may sunbaurn more easily. Use spf 30 sunscreen and wear protective clothing. ...Read more

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How long after you start taking sulfamethoxazole should you see improvements?

Depends on what is..: Being treated, if it is a UTI improvement should ensue with a day most of the time. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Sulfamethoxazole (Definition)

Sulfamethoxazole is a streptogramin which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more