Is septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) effective against tooth infections?

Not really. This is used to treat ear infections, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, traveler's diarrhea, shigellosis, and pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia. We do not have antibiotics for teeth infections if you have or suspect one go see your dentist.
Most Likely Not. This is not the drug of choice for dental infections.

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Can septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds help infection in your gums and teeth?

Not really . For an acute abscess, it isn't the best antibiotic, but may be of some benefit. Is a combination of 2 antibiotics used most commonly for utis. Bacterial infections in the mouth generally indicate a need for treatment such as filling, extraction, periodontal treatments, or root canal therapy. Any antibiotic use would be short term, and septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) isnt the best one for that. Read more...
No. No antibiotic can help infections of the teeth (cavities). Infection of the pulp (nerve, artery and vein) can be helped temporarily with septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Gum infections usually do not respond. Read more...

Can I use septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for any infection?

No. Antibiotics are successful only if the bacteria are susceptible. Many bacteria are drug resistant, and therefore, a drug like septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should be used for those infections where successful outcomes can be expected. Read more...

Bladder infection, Septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) one glass of red wine. OK?

Yes. no significant contraindications from that. hydrate with a bladder infection is important. wine does tend to dehydrate people a bit. in general drink 12 oz of water when drinking a glass of wine to neutralize that effect. Read more...