sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim - injection, Bactrim, Septra
GENERIC NAME: SULFAMETHOXAZOLE/TRIMETHOPRIM - INJECTION (SUL-fa-meth-OX-a-zole/trye-METH-oh-prim)
BRAND NAME(S): Bactrim, Septra
USES: This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It is also used to treat a certain type of pneumonia (pneumocystis pneumonia) in patients with a weakened immune system. This medication is a combination of 2 antibiotics: sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria and the pneumocystis fungus.
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