co-trimoxazole

noun

co-tri·​mox·​a·​zole ˌkō-ˌtrī-ˈmäk-sə-ˌzōl How to pronounce co-trimoxazole (audio)
: a bactericidal combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole in the ratio of one to five used especially for chronic urinary tract infections

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“Co-trimoxazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/co-trimoxazole. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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