Definition of co-trimoxazole in English:

co-trimoxazole

Line breaks: co-trimoxa¦zole
Pronunciation: /ˌkəʊtrʌɪˈmɒksəzəʊl
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • A mixture of the drugs sulphamethoxazole and trimethoprim, used to treat bacterial infections synergistically.
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    • Children with acute lower respiratory tract infections received co-trimoxazole.
    • If minocycline or doxycycline cannot be used, alternatives include co-trimoxazole and ciprofloxacin.
    • Resistance to co-trimoxazole was observed in 57.6 per cent of isolates.

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