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sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim suspension - oral, Septra

GENERIC NAME: SULFAMETHOXAZOLE/TRIMETHOPRIM SUSPENSION - ORAL (sull-fuh-meth-OX-uh-zole/try-METH-oh-prim)

BRAND NAME(S): Septra

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USES: This medication is a combination of two antibiotics used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections (e.g., middle ear, urine, respiratory and intestinal infections). It is also used to prevent and treat a certain type of pneumonia (pneumocystis-type).This medication should not be used in children less than 2 months of age due to the risk of serious side effects.This medication treats only certain types of infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.




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