TMP-SMX


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TMP-SMX

Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, Bactrim, Septra AIDS A drug combination used for PCP pneumonia, toxoplasmosis as well Adverse effects Allergies, fever, itchy rash, N&V, neutropenia. See AIDS.

Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX)

An antibiotic used to treat and prevent PCP.
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Of these patients, four (three females, one male) were taking TMP-SMX for acne.
TMP-SMX is used during pregnancy when the benefits of this drug take over the risks factor induced by this drug (Forna et al., 2006).
Thirty-five were randomized to receive TMP-SMX prophylaxis at 3 mg/kg daily, and 32 received no antibiotics.
In the univariate model (Table 1), the increased incidence of hospitalization due to infection in those patients on bDMARDs and tsDMARDs receiving either prophylaxis with antituberculosis agents (p = 0.0458) or TMP-SMX (p = 0.0290).
TMP-SMX 160/800 mg BID x 10-14 days is an oral alternative to fluoroquinolones [2].
Long-term antibiotic therapy with antistaphylococcal activity (e.g., TMP-SMX, Penicillin, Cephalosporins) can contribute to significant reduction in skin and lung infections such that risk of developing serious future infections, pneumatoceles, and lung damage outweighs the risk of developing antibiotic resistance [4, 8, 15].
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX), 160 mg/800 mg twice daily for 3 days, has long been the mainstay of treatment for uncomplicated UTI.
The patient was directly admitted to the hospital and began treatment with intravenous imipenem in conjunction with oral trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX).
NEW ORLEANS -- Both clindamycin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) were superior to placebo when used after incision and drainage for the treatment of small, uncomplicated abscesses in children and adults in a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study.