What is Sulfatrim?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim (cotrimoxazole)

Sulfatrim® is a brand of sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, SMX-TMP or cotrimoxazole. The combination eliminates bacteria that cause many kinds of infections, including pneumonia and urinary tract and intestinal infections.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Prevent infection 3 1
Urinary tract infection 2 3
Abdominal cramps 1 0
Doctor recommendation 1 0
Skin abscess 1 0

Show all 6 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sulfatrim

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1
Sensitivity to medications 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Sulfatrim

Dosage Patients
1 tablet(s) m,w,f 1
200-40 mg/5ml three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Sulfatrim

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Sulfatrim

Duration

Currently taking Sulfatrim

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Sulfatrim

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Sulfatrim.