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What to do if i had primpex(trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole) please what are the side effects?

What to do if i had primpex(trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole) please what are the side effects?

Unless you: have a reaction to one of the ingredients, side effects are very uncommon. Check w/your doctor or look up a website such as drugs.com or epocrates ...Read more

Bactrim (Definition)

Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, cotrimoxazole is a combination antibiotic that is used to treat a ...Read more


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Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and sulfamethoxazole-tmp basically the same thing?

Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and sulfamethoxazole-tmp basically the same thing?

Identical : Septra is also the same thing. Sulfamethoxizole-tmp is the generic form. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is manufactured by roche and septra by glaxo. Roche developed sulfa component & glaxo the trimethoprim. Roche have done a better job marketing & hence is better known. ...Read more

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Can bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) be crushed?

Yes: It can but it tastes bad. Ask for the liquid suspension form. ...Read more

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What class is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds?

2 classes: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a combination of 2 drugs, trimetoprim and sulfamethoxazole. The first is a pyrimidine derivative and the second is a sulfonamide (sulfa). Ds stands for double strength as opposed to ss, single strength. The difference is in the dosage. ...Read more

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What are alternatives to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds ?

What are alternatives to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds ?

Need more informatio: Antibiotics are selected by doctors to cover infections caused by specific bacteria. When looking for alternative medications, you must know what bacteria you are treating. ...Read more

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Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) good for mrsa?

MRSA: Generally local skin lesions can be easily treated with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra if you are not allergic to sulfa drugs. ...Read more

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Sulfamethoxazole (Definition)

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Gantanol (Definition)

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