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asked in category: General Last Updated: 10th June, 2020

What is Fortrim medicine used for?

This medication is a combination of two antibiotics: sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. It is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections (such as middle ear, urine, respiratory, and intestinal infections). It is also used to prevent and treat a certain type of pneumonia (pneumocystis-type).

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People also ask, is co trimoxazole a strong antibiotic?

Co-trimoxazole is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections such as bladder infections, skin infections or chest infections. It works by killing or stopping the growth of bugs that cause infection. It is not effective against infections caused by viruses.

Also, what is Monotrim used for? Monotrim Tablets contain trimethoprim which is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria sensitive to trimethoprim such as: ?urinary tract infections ?chest infections.

Considering this, what type of antibiotic is trimethoprim?

Trimethoprim is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections.

What is the side effect of cotrimoxazole?

itching. sore throat. fever or chills. severe diarrhea (watery or bloody stools) that may occur with or without fever and stomach cramps (may occur up to 2 months or more after your treatment)

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