A. Urinary tract infection.
B. GI tract infection.
C. Kidney infection.
D. None of the above.
Ans: A. Urinary Tract Infections.
The drug of choice for urinary tract infection is Cotrimoxazole.
Cotrimoxazole is made up of two medicines: Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim.
- It is used for urinary tract infections, MRSA skin infections, travelers’ diarrhea, respiratory tract infections, and cholera.
- It may be used both to treat and prevent pneumocystis pneumonia in people with HIV/AIDS. It can be given by mouth or intravenously.
- Its use during pregnancy is contraindicated as it has been associated with an increased risk of congenital malformations such as neural tube defects such as spina bifida, cardiovascular malformations (e.g. Ebstein’s anomaly), urinary tract defects, oral clefts, and club foot.
- Severe hepatic failure.
- Serious hematological disorders and porphyria.
- Severe renal insufficiency