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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim/TMP-SMZ)

What is the Generic Name for Bactrim/TMP-SMZ?


What is the Trade Name for Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole?


What are the Indications of Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim/TMP-SMZ)?

  • Bronchitis
  • UTI
  • Diarrhea
  • Pneumonia
  • Multiple types of infection

What are the Actions of Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim/TMP-SMZ)?

Bacteriacidal by preventing metabolism of folic acid

What is the Therapeutic Class of Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim/TMP-SMZ)?

Anti-infectives, antiprotozoals

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim/TMP-SMZ)?

Folate antagonists, sulfonamides

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Date Published - Oct 9, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.