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Were you looking for information about Bactrim? Bactrin is a common misspelling of Bactrim.
 
Bactrim® (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim) is a medication approved for treating different types of bacterial infections. It comes in tablet form and is generally taken twice a day. The two antibiotics found in this combination drug work by inhibiting the production of folic acid in bacteria. Before your healthcare provider prescribes Bactrim, make sure he or she is aware if you are pregnant, have asthma, or have any kidney or liver problems.
 
(Click Bactrim to learn more about the specific uses, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects of this medication. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Bactrim.)
 
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