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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).]
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(Pharmacology) an antibiotic often prescribed to be taken with a sulphonamide, esp to treat urinary infections
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(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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Since then I have taken AZT, ddI, d4T, Crixivan, Viracept, Viramune, Bactrim, Megace, and others.
The most common antibiotics used to treat UTIs are Bactrim and Macrobid, which are usually taken for three to seven days.
Suspecting a urinary tract infection with pyelonephritis (UTI), he was initiated empirically on sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (Bactrim DS) by mouth (PO) twice a day (BID) for 10 days.
She was treated with intravenous methyl prednisolone at a dose of 1 mg/kg/day and cyclophosphamide (Endoxan; EIP Eczacibasi, Germany) at a dose of 750 mg/[m.sup.2] and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim; DEVA, Turkey) at a dose of 800/160 mg on alternate days.
He was restarted on antiretroviral treatment: oral Kivexa (abacavir/lamivudine) 1 tab daily and oral efavirenz 600 mg daily, added oral trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) 2 tablets daily as prophylaxis prior to starting chemotherapy.
PJP (e.g., bactrim DS 1/2 tablet daily) and GIT ulcer prophylaxis therapy when patients are on prolonged steroid taper.
Variable name Values Code Frequency Race African 1 79 American Hispanic 2 34 White 3 18 Asian 4 4 Others* 5 15 Gender Male 1 67 Female 2 83 Liver disease Yes 1 3 No 2 125 Missing NA 22 Warfarin Indication (WI) A.fib 1 25 DVT 2 53 PE 3 34 TKA/THA 4 13 MVR 5 1 CVA 6 4 Others 7 20 Goal INR 2-3 1 136 2.5-3.5 2 3 1.8-2.5 3 11 Amiodarone Yes 1 5 No 2 144 Missing NA 1 Bactrim Yes 1 1 No 2 148 Missing NA 1 Azole Yes 1 1 No 2 148 Missing NA 1 Which statin?
His current mass progressed in size and became exquisitely painful despite a recent trial of outpatient Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS.
Antifungal therapy with Bactrim (trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole) was conducted.
With no response, he was switched to bactrim and clindamycin for 1 week.
The findings showed that adults and children, who have abscesses five centimeters or smaller in diameter have higher cure rates and when the abscess is drained in combination with antibiotic treatment, either trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX or Bactrim) or clindamycin, it helped in frequently preventing recurrence of infection.
observed an increase in hospital admissions related to infection after transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy which led them to initiate an augmented regimen of one dose of intramuscular gentamicin before biopsy in addition to 3 days of ciprofloxacin or Bactrim DS [6].