Can Smx/tmp Cure Trichomoniasis

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Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Cotrimoxazole

...Resistance? How Is TMP/SMX Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does TMP/SMX React With Other Drugs? What Is TMP/SMX? TMP/SMX is combination of two antibiotic drugs: trimethoprim andsulfamethoxazole. It is also known as cotrimoxazole. It is soldas Bactrim® (manufactured by Roche) or Septra® (byMonarch Pharmaceuticals). TMP/SMX is sold under many other namesin different parts of the world. Antibiotics fight infections caused...
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TMP/SMX recomendados?

Un buen saludo doctor!Tengo 25 aos y soy de Mxico D.F. Es recomendable empezar a tomar Bactrim (TMP/SMX) si tengo 180 CD4 y 35, 000 C.V. ?Tengo entendido que se usa para evitar contagios de pneumona y para eliminar bacterias, pero que sus efectos...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Buenas das,S, siempre que no tengas una alergia a medicamentos sulfa, es definitivamente recomendable porque tus CD4 estn por debajo de 200. Funciona como tratamiento profilctico contra la neumona por Pneumocystis carinii (y en algunos casos tambin... Read more »

Thrush - TMP/SMX

You stated a few weeks ago that, with my hep C regimen kicking me 200 then.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you are HIV+ with a CD4 count TMP-SMX is used to prevent Pneumocystis pneumonia--for most patients it is well tolerated though HIV+ persons have a higher rate of side Read more »

Antibiotics and HIV

I want to know if it is nessesary to take Sulphamethoxazole/Trimethoprim orally on a daily basis to protect yourself against possible infections. My CD4 is currently 680 and not on any ARV
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole (TMP/SMX), aka Septra or Bactrim, is generally prescribed for PCP (Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia) prophylaxis when the CD4 cell count falls to 200 or less. It can be discontinued if and when the CD4 count... Read more »


Can bactrium alone enable CD4 to rise?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX), commonly sold as BACTRIM, SEPTRA or COTRIMOXAZOLE (or simply known as sulfa) is a very important antibiotic used to prevent pneumonia ("PCP") and brain abscess (from Toxoplasmosis). Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


... What Is Trichomoniasis? How Common Is Trichomoniasis? How Do People Get Trichomoniasis? What Are the Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Trimetoprima Con Sulfametoxazol (TMP/SMX, Bactrim, Septra, Cotrimoxazola)

¿Qué Es TMP/SMX? ¿Por Qué las Personas Con VIH Toman TMP/SMX? ¿Qué Pasa Con la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma TMP/SMX? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Interactúa TMP/SMX Con Otros Medicamentos? ... Read more »
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Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

What Is PCP? How Is PCP Treated? Can PCP Be Prevented? Which Drug Is Best? The Bottom Line What Is PCP? Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP or pneumocystis) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without... Read more »
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What Is Pentamidine? What Is PCP? How Is Pentamidine Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Pentamidine Interact With Other Drugs? The Bottom Line What Is Pentamidine? Pentamidine (sold as NebuPent, Pentam, and Pentacarinat) is... Read more »