co-trimoxazole


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co-trimoxazole

(ˌkəʊtrɪˈmɒksəzəʊl)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic consisting of a mixture of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (a sulfa drug): used esp to treat infections of the urinary tract and lungs (as in AIDS)
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4] Various alternative drugs have been used during recent decades, including chloramphenicol, ampicillin, co-trimoxazole, third-generation cephalosporins and fluoroquinolones, with the former three producing unsatisfactory results.
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A study of 35 samples of amoxicillin and co-trimoxazole purchased in Ghana, Nigeria and Britain found that 60 percent of the tablets of co-trimoxazole did not have the requisite amount of active ingredient.
Presumed diagnosis was tuberculous meningitis, and she was treated with tuberculostatic drugs (isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol) combined with intravenous acyclovir, ceftriaxone, and co-trimoxazole for other infectious causes of meningoencephalitis.
Both strains were resistant to trimethoprim, co-trimoxazole, erythromycin, mupirocin (low level) and fusidic acid (intrinsic resistance).
Co-trimoxazole may be prescribed as preventive therapy or treatment for Pneumocystis jirovecii or toxoplasmosis.
Ariza J, Gudiol F, Pallares R, RuffG, Fernandez-Viladrich R Comparative trial of co-trimoxazole versus tetracycline-streptomycin in treating human brucellosis.
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing was determined by the disc diffusion (DD) technique using different antimicrobial agents; penicillin G (10 U), ceftazidime (30 [micro]g), gentamicin (10 [micro]g), erythromycin (15 [micro]g), clindamycin (2 [micro]g), co-trimoxazole (25 [micro]g), tetracycline (30 [micro]g), ciprofloxacin (5 [micro]g), vancomycin (30 [micro]g), linezolid (30 [micro]g) and tigecycline (15 [micro]g) (Hi-media, Mumbai) according to the guidelines recommended by Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI).
Treatment is with megadose co-trimoxazole or the combination of pyrimethamine (50 - 100 mg loading, then 25 - 50 mg daily orally) plus folinic acid (5 mg 3 times a week orally) and either:
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.