Feb 9, 2006
Is trimeth- sulfameth a medication for hiv positives?
Response from Dr. Henry
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (often called Bactim or Septra in US) is used for a wide variety of bacterial infections (such as urinary tract infections). It also is used in the setting of HIV infection to prevent pneumonia and other infections seen in AIDS patients. KH
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