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Septra® (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim) is a prescription medicine often used for treating urinary tract infections, ear infections, and various other types of bacterial infections. It can also be used to prevent Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in people with a weakened immune system. Septra contains two different antibiotics that work by inhibiting the production of folic acid in bacteria. Before your healthcare provider prescribes this drug, make sure he or she is aware if you have kidney disease, asthma, or a thyroid problem.
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