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glossary:trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole

The antibiotic combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections and some infections due to parasites. Bactrim®, Cotrim®, and Septra® are brand names for products containing identical amounts of TMP/SMX. Bactrim® DS and Septra® DS contain twice as much TMP and SMX as Bactrim® and Septra®.

See also: * Infections Associated with Lymphedema

glossary/trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)