trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole

trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole

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Drainage of the lesion was performed, and oral trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (160 and 800 mg, respectively, every 12 h) was started.
Co-trimoxazole (a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, sometimes called TMP/SMX) was first used to prevent AIDS-related PCP (pneumocystis pneumonia) in 1985 [2]--(although it was standard of care for prevention of PCP in other patients with immune deficiencies long before then).
Of the 1,170 isolates that were analyzed, 93% were resistant to at least one antimicrobial agent, including ampicillin (79% of isolates), streptomycin (56%), sulfamethoxazole (56%), tetracycline (53%), and combined trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (51%).
Thus, while Primsol is contraindicated in certain patients and, like all drugs, may produce adverse events, it will be positioned as a safer alternative to the combination products of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole.
In the study, children who received the shot did not develop new ear infections any sooner than children who took oral trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole each day for 10 days.
Further susceptibility testing performed by agar diffusion showed that the organism was also susceptible to amoxicillin, vancomycin, a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, and erythromycin.
The results of a Phase II/III trial which compared atovaquone to the standard therapy trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) as a treatment for individuals with mild to moderate Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) were presented by Dr.
An oral medication, 566 will be made available under a Treatment IND to individuals who have mild to moderate PCP and history of dose- limiting intolerance to trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (or other sulfonamide-containing drugs) or an inadequate response to TMP/SMX therapy.