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Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Treat Bacterial Infections – Overview

August 16, 2019

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim is a prescription
medication used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, intestines, ears,
and infections that cause traveler’s diarrhea. It is a single product containing 2 drugs,
sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, which belong to a group of drugs called antibiotics. These
work by stopping bacterial growth. Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim come in tablet and oral suspension
forms and is taken up to 4 times a day, with or without food. Common side effects of this
medication include diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, and skin reactions like hives or itching.
Take this medication only if it is prescribed for you by health care provider. For RxWiki,
I’m Teresa Brucker.


  • Reply Jennifer Phiri-Ray December 6, 2016 at 10:38 am

    You are too fast

  • Reply Blanca Viera October 12, 2017 at 1:44 am

    soy diavetica puedo tomar sulfameth tmp 800mg tb

  • Reply Such Heroic Nonsense March 14, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    Ok , Im taking this 2 times daily but I dont have any of these problems

  • Reply Abi Price June 2, 2018 at 9:42 am

    How can you become anorexic from taking this?

  • Reply Manuel Ramires June 3, 2018 at 11:32 am

    Es cada 8 horas o 12 horas alguien sabe?????

  • Reply 777Starfire June 9, 2018 at 2:33 am

    SLOW DOWN!!!!!

  • Reply Morgan Dawn July 5, 2018 at 11:11 pm

    How does it cause anorexia?

  • Reply بكبريائي ساعيش April 13, 2019 at 4:20 am

    شنو فائدته رجاء بالعربي

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