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sulfamethoxazole

 [sul″fah-meth-ok´sah-zōl]
a sulfonamide used as an antibacterial, especially for the treatment of acute urinary tract infections, and as an antiprotozoal; administered orally. Its use has declined as organisms have increasingly developed resistance to it, and when used it is usually combined with another agent such as trimethoprim.

sul·fa·meth·ox·a·zole

(sŭl'fă-meth-ok'să-zōl),
A sulfonamide related chemically to sulfisoxazole, with a similar antibacterial spectrum, but a slower rate of absorption from the gastrointestinal tract and urinary excretion. Often used in combination with trimethoprim (that is, SMX-TMP).

sulfamethoxazole

(sŭl′fə-mə-thŏk′sə-zōl)
n.
A sulfonamide antibiotic, C10H11N3O3S, that is used especially in combination with trimethoprim to treat bacterial urinary tract infections, other bacterial infections, and infections caused by certain fungi and parasites.

sulfamethoxazole

Pharmacology A sulfonamide used for UTIs or, with trimethoprim for PCP. See Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole.

sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim

Bactrim, see there.

sul·fa·meth·ox·a·zole

(sŭlfă-me-thoksă-zōl)
A sulfonamide related chemically to sulfisoxazole, with a similar antibacterial spectrum, but a slower rate of absorption and urinary excretion. Often used with trimethoprim (i.e., SMX-TMP).

sul·fa·meth·ox·a·zole

(SMX) (sŭlfă-me-thoksă-zōl)
Sulfonamide related chemically to sulfisoxazole, with a similar antibacterial spectrum, but a slower rate of absorption from gastrointestinal tract and urinary excretion. Often used in combination with trimethoprim (i.e., SMX-TMP).