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What is Trimethoprim

  • Author:Hubei Ocean Biotech Co,.LTd
  • Source:www.oceanchinachem.com
  • Release on :2016-06-15
Trimethoprim (TMP) is an antibiotic used mainly in the treatment of bladder infections. Other uses include for middle ear infections and travelers' diarrhea. With sulfamethoxazole or dapsone it may be used for Pneumocystis pneumonia in people withHIV/AIDS. It is taken by mouth.

Common side effects include nausea, changes in taste, and rash. Rarely it may result in blood problems such as not enough platelets or white blood cells. May cause sun sensitivity. There is evidence of potential harm during pregnancy in some animals but not humans. It works by blockingfolate metabolism via dihydrofolate reductase in some bacteria which results in their death.

Trimethoprim was first used in 1962.It is on theWorld Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system.It is available as a generic medication and is not very expensive.In the United States 10 days of treatment is about 21 USD.

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