co-trimoxazole

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co-trimoxazole

 [ko″tri-moks´ah-zōl]
a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, an antibacterial used primarily in the treatment of urinary tract infections and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia; administered orally or intravenously..

co-trimoxazole

/co-tri·mox·a·zole/ (ko″tri-moks´ah-zōl) a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, an antibacterial used primarily in the treatment of urinary tract infections and pneumonia.

co-trimoxazole

A combination of the sulphonamide SULPHAMETHOXAZOLE and TRIMETHOPRIM. The drug is useful in acute BRONCHITIS, urinary infections, SALMONELLA infections and in the treatment of TYPHOID carriers. Brand names are Septrin and Chemotrim.

co-trimoxazole

an antibiotic preparation made up of a mixture of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole.
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