Drug interactions between sulfamethizole and sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim
Interactions between your drugs
A total of 109 drugs (606 brand and generic names) are known to interact with sulfamethizole.
- Sulfamethizole is in the drug class sulfonamides.
- Sulfamethizole is used to treat Bacterial Infection.
sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim
- Sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim is a member of the drug class sulfonamides.
- Sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim is used to treat the following conditions:
- Bacterial Infection
- Bacterial Skin Infection
- Granuloma Inguinale
- Infection Prophylaxis
- Kidney Infections
- Otitis Media
- Pneumocystis Pneumonia
- Pneumocystis Pneumonia Prophylaxis
- Prevention of Bladder infection
- Toxoplasmosis, Prophylaxis
- Traveler's Diarrhea
- Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
- Urinary Tract Infection
Drug and food interactions
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'sulfonamides' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'sulfonamides' category:
- sulfamethoxazole (active ingredient in sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim)
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.