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Sulfamethoxazole Summary

Description: A bacteriostatic antibacterial agent that interferes with folic acid synthesis in susceptible bacteria. Its broad spectrum of activity has been limited by the development of resistance. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p208)

Also Known As: Gantanol; Sulfisomezole; Sulphamethoxazole; Sulfamethylisoxazole; Benzenesulfonamide, 4-amino-N-(5-methyl-3-isoxazolyl)-

Networked: 1041 relevant articles (102 outcomes, 84 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Sulfamethoxazole is Relevant

  1. Infection : 21 outcomes 11 studies in 207 results
  2. Urinary Tract Infections (Urinary Tract Infection) : 13 outcomes 13 studies in 97 results
  3. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis) : 11 outcomes 4 studies in 43 results
  4. Pneumocystis Pneumonia (Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia) : 9 outcomes 2 studies in 59 results
  5. Wegener Granulomatosis (Wegener's Granulomatosis) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 16 results
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Drugs Related to Sulfamethoxazole

  1. Trimethoprim (Proloprim)
  2. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole)
  3. Ampicillin (Omnipen)
  4. Thymidine Monophosphate (TMP)
  5. Prednisolone (Predate)
  6. Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)
  7. Amoxicillin (Wymox)
  8. Tetracycline (Achromycin)
  9. Pentamidine (NebuPent)
  10. Norfloxacin
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Therapies Related to Sulfamethoxazole

  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Chemoprevention
  4. Oral Administration
  5. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
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