Methenamine hippurate compared with antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections in women: the ALTAR non-inferiority RCT
RCT (n=240) found methenamine is not inferior to current standard care (daily 50/100mg nitrofurantoin, 100mg trimethoprim or 250mg cefalexin) in preventing recurrent UTI ' s. Results suggest antimicrobial resistance is proportionally higher in women taking prophylactic antibiotics. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zotrim (Sulfamethoxazole, Trimethoprim, Phenazopyridine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 18, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Bactrim Pediatric (Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Suspension ) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 10, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Ennogen Pharma Limited, Trimethoprim 200mg Tablets
Ennogen Pharma Limited are recalling an affected batch of Trimethoprim 200mg Tablets as a precautionary measure due to the observation of a foreign tablet, which is identified as Trimethoprim 100mg Ta (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - April 22, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Polytrim (Polymyxin B Sulfate and Trimethoprim Ophthalmic Solution, USP, Sterile) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 21, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Most U.K. Patients With UTI Receive Antibiotics on Same Day
TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 -- More than 85 percent of patients with urinary tract infection (UTI) receive antibiotics the same day and more than half are treated with trimethoprim, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in EClinicalMedicine. Mar... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Antibiotics Pollute Rivers Worldwide, Study Finds
The most common one found was trimethoprim, which is primarily used to treat urinary tract infections. It was detected at 307 of the 711 sites, according to the researchers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Linked to ARDS Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Linked to ARDS
Severe acute respiratory distress syndrome has been linked to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole treatment in previously healthy teenagers in a recent case series.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 3, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Interventions for the eradication of meticillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in people with cystic fibrosis
This review concluded that whilst early eradication of respiratory MRSA in cystic fibrosis with oral trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole combined with rifampicin is possible, the evidence is of low quality to justify use. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polytrim (Polymyxin B Sulfate and Trimethoprim Ophthalmic Solution, USP, Sterile) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Deadly Respiratory Distress Mimic
Conclusion It’s important for prehospital providers to be able to differentiate metabolic disturbances in the setting of respiratory distress and not be fooled into thinking tachypnea always has a respiratory cause. The physical exam and adjuncts such as end-tidal capnography can assist in the prehospital diagnosis. A COPD exacerbation generally presents as diminished lung sounds, wheezing on exhalation, and a prolonged expiratory phase. Here, a patient will attempt to compensate for the inflammation and mucus accumulation associated with the destruction and narrowing of peripheral airways and a subsequent lack of availa...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - July 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Brenton Faber, PhD, NRP Tags: Airway & Respiratory Exclusive Articles Patient Care Source Type: news