sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim Index

Featured: sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, Bactrim, Septra Main Article

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim; cotrimoxazole (Bactrim, Bactrim DS, Septra, Septra DS) is a drug prescribed for urinary tract infections (UTIs), middle ear infections, respiratory infections, pneumonia, chancroid, for the prevention of infections of transplant recipients, and prevention of toxoplasma encephalitis in patients with AIDS. Side effects, dosage, drug interactions, pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information is also provided in the information.

Medications

    Related Diseases & Conditions

    • Enterovirulent E. coli (EEC) Enterovirulent Escherichia coli (E. coli) are strains of related bacteria that have a strong propensity to cause gastrointestinal...learn more »
      In This Article
      Enterovirulent E. coli (EEC) Article
      • Enterovirulent E. coli (EEC) facts
      • What are enterovirulent E. coli (EEC)?
      • What are the symptoms caused by enterovirulent E. coli (EEC)?
      • A new EEC group? (E. coli 0104:H4
      • How do enterovirulent E. coli groups cause disease?
      • When should one seek medical care for enterovirulent E. coli infection?
      • How are enterovirulent E. coli infections diagnosed?
      • How are enterovirulent E. coli infections treated?
      • How is self-care at home done for enterovirulent E. coli?
      • What are the complications associated with enterovirulent E. coli (EEC)?
      • How are enterovirulent E. coli (EEC) infections prevented?
      • What are the prognoses (outcomes) of enterovirulent E. coli infections?
    • Brucellosis The bacteria Brucella causes brucellosis, an infectious zoonotic disease in humans. Symptoms and signs include fatigue, fever,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Brucellosis Article
      • Brucellosis facts
      • What is brucellosis?
      • What is the history of brucellosis?
      • What are causes of brucellosis?
      • What are risk factors for brucellosis?
      • How does brucellosis spread to humans?
      • What are symptoms and signs of brucellosis?
      • How do physicians diagnose brucellosis?
      • What are brucellosis treatments?
      • What is the prognosis of brucellosis?
      • Is it possible to prevent brucellosis? Is there a brucellosis vaccine?
    • Cyclospora Infection (Cyclosporiasis) Cyclospora cayetanensis is a parasite that causes infection when humans ingest food contaminated with feces from an infected...learn more »
      In This Article
      Cyclospora Infection (Cyclosporiasis) Article
      • Cyclospora infection (cyclosporiasis) facts
      • What is Cyclospora infection?
      • What causes Cyclospora infection?
      • What are the risk factors for a Cyclospora infection?
      • What are the symptoms of Cyclospora infection?
      • How is Cyclospora infection diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment of Cyclospora infections?
      • What are complications of a Cyclospora infection?
      • What is the prognosis of a Cyclospora infection?
      • Is it possible to prevent Cyclospora infections?
    • Q Fever Q fever is a highly infectious disease that causes high fever, diarrhea, cough, and sweating. Infected animals may transmit Q...learn more »
      In This Article
      Q Fever Article
      • Q fever facts
      • What is Q fever?
      • Where does the name Q fever come from? What causes Q fever?
      • How does Q fever spread?
      • Who is at risk for getting Q fever?
      • Are there different forms of Q fever?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of Q fever?
      • How do physicians diagnose Q fever?
      • Is Q fever deadly?
      • Is Q fever contagious?
      • What is the danger of getting Q fever while pregnant?
      • What complications may arise with Q fever?
      • What is the prognosis for Q fever?
      • If it is not Q fever, what else could it be?
      • What should people do if they have been exposed to Q fever?
      • Is there any treatment for Q fever?
      • Is there a vaccine against Q fever?
      • Is Q fever a bioterrorism threat?
      • Where can people find more information about Q fever?
    • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome AIDS is the advanced stage of HIV infection. Symptoms and signs of AIDS include pneumonia due to Pneumocystis jiroveci,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Article
      • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) facts
      • What does AIDS stand for? What causes AIDS?
      • What is the history of AIDS?
      • What are symptoms and signs of AIDS?
      • What are risk factors for developing AIDS?
      • How is AIDS diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for HIV/AIDS?
      • What is the treatment for HIV during pregnancy?
      • What is the treatment for non-HIV-infected people who are exposed to the genital secretions or blood of someone with HIV?
      • What are the complications of HIV?
      • What is the prognosis for HIV infection?
      • Can HIV infection be prevented?
      • Is there a vaccine for HIV?
      • What research is being done to find a cure for HIV?
      • Where can a person find information about clinical trials for HIV and AIDS?
    • Listeria Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Listeriosis symptoms include diarrhea, nausea and fever. Pregnant...learn more »
      In This Article
      Listeria Article
      • Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes infection) facts
      • What is listeriosis? What causes listeriosis?
      • What are listeriosis symptoms and signs?
      • What are the risk factors for listeriosis?
      • How is listeriosis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for listeriosis?
      • How does a person get listeriosis?
      • Can listeriosis be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis (outcome) for Listeria infections?
      • If a person has eaten recalled food potentially contaminated with Listeria, what should he or she do?
      • What is the government doing about listeriosis?

Related FAQs, Doctor's & Expert's Views

Health Features

Tools & References

FDA Drug Labels on RxList.com


Terms related to sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim:

  • Bactrim
  • Bactrim DS
  • Septra
  • Septra DS