Trimethoprim Std

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Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Cotrimoxazole

...People With HIV Take TMP/SMX? What About Drug 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...
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Sulfameth/tmp

What is Sulfameth/tmp used for. STD or Infections?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections and prevent some HIV associated infections including Pneumocystis pneumonia Read more »

what is sulfameth/trimethoprim

what is this drug taken for. if you have what illiness? thanks
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sulfameth/trimethoprim is a sulfa containing antibiotic that is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections as well as to treat and /or prevent Read more »

What is Sulfameth/trimethoprim?

What is Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim used for?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This is a very common antibiotic used for the treatment of many infections, such as those of the urine or respiratory tract. One of its main applications in the setting of HIV infection is as an agent to prevent PCP. Read more »

Sulfameth/trimethoprim

Please name all infections that this drug would be prescribed for? Especially for a child.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for the discussion of side effects of HIV treatment. Read more »
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