Definition of Sulfamethoxazole

1. Noun. A sulfonamide (trade name Gantanol) used to treat infections (especially infections of the urinary tract).

Exact synonyms: Gantanol
Generic synonyms: Sulfa, Sulfa Drug, Sulfonamide, Sulpha



Definition of Sulfamethoxazole

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A particular kind of antibiotic, an antibacterial sulfonamide. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulfamethoxazole

sulfa-
sulfa drug
sulfa drugs
sulfacetamide
sulfacid
sulfacids
sulfadiazine
sulfadiazines
sulfadimethoxine
sulfadimidine
sulfadoxine
sulfafurazole
sulfamate
sulfamates
sulfamethazine
sulfamethoxazole (current term)
sulfamezathine
sulfamic
sulfamic acid
sulfamidate
sulfamidates
sulfamide
sulfamides
sulfamidic acid
sulfamidite
sulfamidites
sulfamoyl
sulfamoyls
sulfane
sulfanilamide

Literary usage of Sulfamethoxazole

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1. Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children: Clinical Practice Guideline by Sylvan E. Stool (1998)
"... above Erythromycin 50 mg/kg/day + Sulfisoxazole 150 mg/kg/day 10 days / No treatment Trimethoprim 8 mg/kg/day + sulfamethoxazole 40 mg/kg/day / Placebo ..."

2. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Low-dose intermittent trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for prevention of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection ..."

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