I need to know what's an effective bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) alternative?

Depends. ...On what is being treated? In general, clindamycin, vancomycin, or Linezolid are substitutes for skin/soft tissue infections, with more options if used for urinary or respiratory issue and not concerned about possible mrsa.

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