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An antibiotic drug, C14H18N4O3, used primarily to treat or prevent urinary tract infections, often in combination with sulfamethoxazole.

[tri- + meth- + o(xy)- + p(y)rim(idine).]


(Pharmacology) an antibiotic often prescribed to be taken with a sulphonamide, esp to treat urinary infections


(traɪˈmɛθ ə prɪm)

a synthetic crystalline compound, C11H18N4O3, usu. combined with a sulfonamide as an antibiotic preparation in the treatment of urinary tract infections and pneumocystis pneumonia.
[1960–65; trimetho(xyphenyl) + p(y)rim(idinediamine), components of its chemical name]
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With no response, he was switched to bactrim and clindamycin for 1 week.
During this time period, Zane was treated with prednisone, amoxicillin, Augmentin, Bactrim and a few other antibiotics, and multiple courses of antibiotics were received.
4 Sufamethoxazole Bactrim, antibiotic 12/12 18 Trimethoprim Bactrim, antibiotic 11/12 0.
With no antiretrovirals to offer our patients, a limited supply of fluconazole and Bactrim and HIV ELISA results that took 6 weeks to return from a tertiary centre, we found ourselves signing piles of death certificates every week and standing helplessly in front of our patients despite having been trained as curative clinicians.
Stock-out of Bactrim in health centres was order of the day and shortage of staff in these health centres coupled with no space for receiving Anti- retro viral therapy (ART) meant that PLHIV were combined with other patients.
6) We used doxycycline, ciprofloxacin and bactrim since our patient was treated earlier with doxycycline and rifampicine for his systemic Brucellosis.
Our patient was treated with Bactrim DS (800 mg sulfamethoxazole and 160 mg trimethoprim) one tablet PO BID for 10 days and acetic acid soaks for the MRSA.
Vulvar abscesses should be distinguished from Bartholin's gland abscesses and cysts (which tend to occur more medially) and should be treated to cover for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; Bactrim and clindamycin are good choices, Dr.
The drug is sold as Septran by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals and as Bactrim by Roche.
Bactrim DS one tablet twice daily {Cotrimoxazole (trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole)} for 5 weeks.