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Can the antibiotic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds be used to treat strep throat? Will it cure strept.

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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)

It has no activity against group a strep.

In brief: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)

It has no activity against group a strep.
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
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Dr. Kathryn Akin
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Many antibiotics can cure strep throat, but Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is definitely not one of them.

In brief: No

Many antibiotics can cure strep throat, but Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is definitely not one of them.
Dr. Kathryn Akin
Dr. Kathryn Akin
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Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) does not treat strep.

In brief: No

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) does not treat strep.
Dr. Kristi Woods
Dr. Kristi Woods
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