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A sulfonamide antibiotic, C10H11N3O3S, that is used especially in combination with trimethoprim to treat bacterial urinary tract infections, other bacterial infections, and infections caused by certain fungi and parasites.
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(ˌsʌl fə mɛθˈɒk səˌzoʊl)

an antimicrobial substance, C10H11N3O3S, used to treat urinary-tract and skin infections.
[1955–60; sulfa (nilamide) + meth (yl) + (is)oxazole]
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Noun1.sulfamethoxazole - a sulfonamide (trade name Gantanol) used to treat infections (especially infections of the urinary tract)
sulfa, sulfa drug, sulfonamide, sulpha - antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA
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References in periodicals archive ?
Quan, "Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole Inhibition of Haematopoiesis in Vitro," British Journal of Haematology, vol.
Primary analytical reference standards with purity > 99% of ciprofloxacin (CPF), trimethoprim (TMP), sulphamethoxazole (SMZ), metronidazole (MTZ), amoxicillin (AMX), clavulanic acid (CLA), flucloxacillin (FCX), cefuroxime (CFX), arthemether (ART), lumefantrine (LUM), mebendazole (MBZ), albendazole (ALB), ferrous ammonium citrate (FAC), vitamin B1 (VB1), vitamin B3 (VB3), vitamin B6 (VB6), folic acid (FLA), griseofulvin (GFV), paracetamol (PCM), and ibuprofen (IBF) were obtained from the Food and Drugs Authority, Ghana.
Munekage, "Degradation of Antibiotics (Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole) Pollutants Using UV and Ti[O.sub.2] in Aqueous Medium," Modern Applied Science (MAS), vol.
Abbreviations are as follows: P: Penicillin; LVF: Levofloxacin; OX: Oxacillin; NXN: Norfloxacin; CP: Ciprofloxacin; GM: Gentamicin; RIF: Rifampicin; AZI: Azithromycin; E: Erythromycin; CD: Clindamycin; MIN: Minocycline; T/S: Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole; C: Chloramphenicol; FD: Furantoin Tigecycline; Q/D: Quinupristin/Dalfopristin; TGC: Teicoplanin; LZD: Linezolid; VA: Vancomycin.
Khalid, "Elimination of chloramphenicol, sulphamethoxazole and oxytetracycline in shrimp, Penaeus chinensis following medicated-feed treatment," Environment International, vol.
The patient was treated with high-dose trimethoprim and sulphamethoxazole (co-trimoxazole) given for three weeks and then discharged on a prophylactic dose of co-trimoxazole 480 mg daily.
Levofloxacin (LEV), Ciprofloxacin (CIP), Nalidixic acid (NA), 35.5% against Metabolic inhibitor (MI) category i.e Sulphamethoxazole /Trimethoprim (SXT), 21.4% against Cell membrane inhibitor (CMI) category i.e.
carbamazepine, diclophenac), antibiotics (sulphamethoxazole), pesticides (e.g.
(70%) trimethoprim / sulphamethoxazole (69%) cefpirome (68%) and ciprofloxacin (60%) as shown in Table-III.All MRSA pathogens showed susceptibility to vancomycin (100%) imipenem (81%) and doxycycline (55%) but were found highly resistant to cefpirome and erythromycin (98%) clarithromycin chloramphenicol and ciprofloxacin (93%) fosfomycin fusidic acid and trimethoprim/ sulphamethoxazole (83%) sulbactam/ cefoperazone (81%) clindamycin (76%) amikacin (67%) and piperacillin / tazobactam (60%) as shown in Table-III.
A number of antibiotics such as ampicillin, erythromycin, sulphamethoxazole, and tetracycline are practically nonbiodegradable and have the potential to survive the sewage treatment [52].
AmpicillinSalbactum (10 / 10 ug), Ceftazidime (30 ug), ciprofloxacin (5 ug), meropenum (10 ug), gentamycin (10 ug), Amikacin (30 ug), Pipercillin - tazobactum (100 / 10 ug), Cefipime (30 ug), Cephtriazone (30 ug), Tetracycline (30 ug) and Trimethoprime - sulphamethoxazole (1.25 / 23.75 ug).10