Co-trimoxazole (abbreviated SXT, TMP-SMX, TMP-SMZ or TMP-sulfa) is a sulfonamide antibiotic combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections. The name co-trimoxazole is the British Approved Name, and has been marketed worldwide under many trade names including Septra (GSK), Bactrim (Roche), and various generic preparations. Sources differ as to whether co-trimoxazole usually is bactericidal or bacteriostatic.

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  1. link Sugarlei
    perscribed smz/tmp for puncture would but am anemic
    the warnings say NOT Reccommended if anemic. Should I take it anyway? What can happen if I do?
    Sugarlei- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  2. link Hurdygurdy
    Severe allergic reaction after 4 days.
    My s.o. had recently gone to a doctor for what was diagnosed as pneumonia. He was given a steroid shot to open his airways, an inhaler of some kind an - 91% more...
    Hurdygurdy- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  3. link Thandi
    Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim eye sight
    Losing my eye sight that the big problem
    Thandi- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  4. link Brerohodo
    Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim 7days, trimethoprim, oatmeal, rash, torso
    I took sulfameth/trimethoprim for 7days,for mrsa infection my last dose was on august 25, 2010 i develop measle like rash around my torso area till to - 53% more...
    Brerohodo- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  5. link Dannydog
    Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim eye pain, eye doctor, halos, blurred vision, ears
    had a ten day script of this drug - developed eye pain and extremely blurred vision and light halos- has been five weeks now since i stopped taking it - 74% more...
    Dannydog- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  6. link Susiejb
    Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim anaphalactic, lunch time, trimethoprim, uti, rash
    I was prescribed Trimethoprim for a UTI and within 24 hours broke out in a huge rash which covered my entire body. I went to A&E and took some pir - 85% more...
    Susiejb- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  7. link Hollywood1
    Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim diarrhea, tmp
    IVE BEEN ON SULFAMETH TMP FOR 6 DAYS NOW FOR DIARRHEA AND IVE HAN NO SIDE AFFECTS YET THANK J.
    Hollywood1- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  8. link Floridagirl69
    Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim low grade fever, itchy bumps, puncture wound, benadryl, trimethoprim
    Prescribed sulfameth/trimethoprim for blood poising after a puncture wound on my hand. It was supposed to be a 10 day course. Right away I had insomni - 85% more...
    Floridagirl69- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  9. link Marysmom
    Sulfameth-Trimeth for 6 yr old
    Our new pediatrician prescribed s-t for my daughter's ear infection that is not responding to other treatments...but I am concerned about side effects - 41% more...
    Marysmom- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
  10. link Jhonna11
    Continuing on the medication
    should one stop taking the medication if any of the many side affect occur?
    Jhonna11- over a year ago - in Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
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