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Were you looking for information about Bactrim? Bactron is a common misspelling of Bactrim.
Bactrim® (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim) is a type of antibiotic often used for treating bacterial infections. It is also licensed to prevent a particular infection known as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Bactrim contains sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, drugs that are combined to increase its effectiveness and decrease the chance of antibiotic resistance. Common side effects of the medication include loss of appetite, vomiting, and rashes. Make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have anemia, a thyroid disorder, or liver disease before prescribing you Bactrim.
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