Does bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) treat shingles?

No bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for virus. No. Only is there is a secondary infection. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is an anti-biotics and works against certain bacteria. Shingles is due to a virus (herpes zoster) virus and antibiotics do not work against viruses.

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