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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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'Every day we go to Larkana and all we are given are Septra DS and Velosef antibiotics.
It is abbreviated as (TMP-SMX) or co-trimoxazole, having common name as Septra DS.
Nonantiretroviral drugs that can cause acute or chronic kidney injury Antibiotics Aminoglycoside antibiotics (streptomycin, gentamycin, amikacin) Beta-lactam antibiotics Fluoroquinolone antibiotics Sulfonamide antibiotics TMP-SMX (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, cotrimoxazole, Bactrim, Septra) Dapsone (prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia, treatment of acne, malaria, leprosy) Antivirals Acyclovir (herpes virus infections) Cidofovir (cytomegalovirus) Ganciclovir (cytomegalovirus) Foscarnet (cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus) Anti-TB drugs Rifampin Isoniazid Antifungals Amphotericin B (cryptococcal meningitis, thrush) Pentamidine (prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia) Other agents Nonsteroidal antiinflammatories Phosphate-containing enemas Figure 1.
Patients being treated for bacterial upper respiratory infections with antibiotics such as metronidazole (Flagyl) and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Septra) are at increased risk since these drugs are known to interfere with Warfarin metabolism.
* trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra, others)
The other is the use of Methenamine mandelate (Mandelamine) with sulfa antibiotics (Bactrim or Septra), which can result in crystals forming in your bladder.
One group took a single dose of the antibiotic co-trimoxazole (Bactrim, Septra and others) every day for twelve months, while the other group took two capsules containing Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14, both types of beneficial bacteria, daily.
Another ObGyn prescribed empiric sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (Septra), and referred her to an infectious-disease specialist.
The scabies cream 5% permethrin or Elimite, the antibiotic combo Trimethaprim-Sulfamethoxazol (better known as Bactrim and Septra), and the anti-worm medicine Ivermectin have all been reported to be effective lice killers.
If sulfonamides are combined with trimethoprim (such as in Bactrim and Septra) [C], concurrent folic acid (such as in most prenatal vitamins) must be taken because trimethoprim is a folate antagonist.