Were you looking for information about Bactrim? Bactrum is a common misspelling of Bactrim.
Bactrim® (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim) is an antibiotic used for treating certain types of bacterial infections. It is also approved to prevent a particular infection known as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in people with a weakened immune system. Bactrim, which is available by prescription only, comes in tablet form and is available in both a regular and double-strength formula. You should talk to your healthcare provider before using this medication if you have asthma, porphyria, or any allergies.
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