Can Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim be used for lyme disease treatment?
Question posted by wolf1954 on 3 Aug 2009
Last updated on 19 September 2009 by CaraJ
As posted above, Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim are not used in the treatment of Lyme disease.
... Starting on Page 14, the different antibiotics used to treat Lyme are discussed by Dr. Burrascano. This is the doctor's most recent article, Oct/08.
For more information about Lyme Disease, see also:
http://www.ilads.org (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society aka ILADS)
If you are battling Lyme disease, one of the best things you can do is educate yourself about it, particularly if you have been diagnosed with late-stage or chronic Lyme disease.
Good luck and Good Health to All!
They type of antibiotic used to treat Lyme diesease will depend on the stage of the disease and the symptoms. Drugs of choice are Doxycycline, amoxicillin and Cefuroxime.
The sulfa drug you mentioned is not used. You will need to see your Doctor.
There is some great information on Lyme Disease here: https://www.drugs.com/health-guide/lyme-disease.html
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