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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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The rest of the patients (47/311) were given other prophylactic antibiotics including tobramycin, gentamycin, septra, ampicillin, vancomycin with or without concurrent ciprofloxacin.
5% Dex Bags (Baxter, Minicaps (Baxter), Tab Febuxostat 40mg, Tab Sevelamer 800mg, Tab Septra D3 60k, Inj Human Erythropoeitin 4000iu, Cap Calcitriol 0.
trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra, others)
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.
Since they were used to treat typhoid fever in 1942, sulfonamides such as trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX[R]; Bactrim DS[R]; Septra DS[R]) have been known to cause significant, life-threatening hypoglycemia by increasing insulin secretion (Arem, Garber & Field, 1983; Burks & Gopalan, 2005).
Example sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim/BACTRIM, SEPTRA
Initially, she improved on levofloxacin, septra and amikin but finally she died of disseminated Mycobacterium avium infection.
To save my life the doctor put me on anti-retroviral drugs to fight HIV, Septra to prevent PCP pneumonia (which killed my brother a few months ago), fluconazole to prevent meningitis, and acyclovir to prevent shingles.
The drugs most often used to treat routine, uncomplicated UTIs are trimethoprim (Trimpex), trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra, Cotrim), amoxicillin (Amoxil, Trimox, Wymox), nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin, Furadantin), and ampicillin.
Approved November 25, 1992 for the treatment of mild to moderate Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients who are intolerant to Bactrim or Septra.
But unlike cryptosporidium, it can be treated: Cyclospora will respond to the antibiotic combination trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, also known as Bactrim, Septra or Cotrim.
Some commonly used sulfa drugs: co-trimoxazole/Bactrim, Septra sulfisoxazole/Gantrisin