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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In saying this, the MIC range on the Phoenix PMIC/ID-78 panel is limited to just 4[micro]g/mL and, although both trimethoprim and co-trimoxazole had no zone of inhibition by disk diffusion, the MIC end point was not explored further by other methods.
Differentiating hepatic TB-IRIS from DILI attributed to a TB drug, ART or co-trimoxazole, poses a clinical conundrum.
coli in samples from all the women's bodies were resistant to co-trimoxazole.
The main elements of WHO's new policy include: Routine HIV testing for TB patients, people with symptoms of TB, and their partners or family members; Provision of co-trimoxazole, a cost-effective medicine to prevent against lung or other infections for all TB patients who are infected with HIV; Starting all TB patients with HIV on antiretroviral therapy as soon as possible, regardless of immune system measurements and Evidence-based methods to prevent the acquisition of HIV for TB patients, their families and communities.
antiretrovirals, and about three-quarters began co-trimoxazole preventive
The following antimicrobial agents ([micro]g) were used--cefotaxime (30), cefoperazone (75), gentamicin (10), amikacin (30), ciprofloxacin (5), nalidixic acid (30), norfloxacin (10), co-trimoxazole (25), nitrofurantoin (30), imipenem (10), piperacillin and tazobactam (75+10) and cefoperazone and sulbactam (75+30), tigecycline (15) and colistin (10).
Co-trimoxazole is a sulfonamide plus antibiotic combination of trimethoprim (5-[(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)methyl]pyrimidine-2,4-diamine) and sulfamethoxazole (4-amino-N-(5-methyl-1,2-oxazol-3-yl) benzenesulfonamide), in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections.
But the addition of co-trimoxazole, an inexpensive antibiotic, to the long-term treatment plan of those with the worst affected immune systems appears to prevent many of such deaths.
Of those who tested HIV positive, one-third benefited from life-saving HIV anti-retroviral therapy (ART) and two-thirds were enrolled on co-trimoxazole prophylaxis to prevent the risk of fatal bacterial infections.
Analysis of the 74 cases in which multiple agents had been used revealed that co-trimoxazole was the commonest agent, followed by ibuprofen, paracetamol and tricyclic antidepressants.
PCP can be a life-threatening infection and children receiving intensive chemotherapy are prescribed oral co-trimoxazole (Septrin) to prevent and protect from PCP.