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Septra® (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim) is an antibiotic often prescribed to treat ear infections, urinary tract infections, and other types of infections. It is a combination drug that contains sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, antibiotics that work by inhibiting the production of folic acid in bacteria during different stages of folic acid production. Septra comes in tablet form and is available in a regular-strength and double-strength formula. Potential side effects include loss of appetite, itching, and vomiting.
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