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Bactrim-Septra: the many faces of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

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Award-winning investigative reporter Brian Deer (left) reveals

the extraordinary number of names under which Bactrim-Septra

(Sulfatrim, TMP-SMX, co-trimoxazole etc) is marketed


Septrin Bactrim Septra Cotrim Sulfatrim TMP/SMX cotrimoxazole TMP-SMZ side effects

This page is from a campaign by Brian Deer in The Sunday Times of London over risks and side-effects from this antibiotic, marketed under many names, such as Bactrim, Bactrim DS, Septra, Septra DS, Septrin, Sulfatrim, SMZ/TMP, Septran and co-trimoxazole | Introduction | Symptom searcher | Tell Brian & help others

The controversial drug containing sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim continues to be prescribed throughout the world. A plethora of generic and brand names are deployed, especially Septrin, Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim, Septran, Cotrim, TMP-SMX, SMZ-TMP, Trimeth-Sulfa, Sulfa-Trimeth, co-trimoxazole, cotrimoxazole - often designated Forte or DS. The following list is not exhaustive

Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole: brands

Abacin; Abactrim; Acuco; Agoprim; Alcorim-F; Anitrim; Antrimox; Apo-Sulfatrim; Arcanaprim; Assepium; Bacdan; Bacidal; Bacin; Bacticel; Bactifor; Bactoprim; Bactoreduct; Bactramin; Bactrim; Bactrim DS; Bactrim Forte; Bactrimel; Bactropin; Baktar; Bencole; Bethaprim; Biosulten; Briscotrim; BS; Centrim; Chemitrim; Chemoprim; Ciplin; Co-Trimoxizole; Co-trimoxazole; Colizole; Colizole DS; Comixco; Comox; Conprim; Cotribene; Cotrim; Cotrim-Diolan; Cotrimel; Deprim; Diseptyl; Doctrim; Dosulfin; Drylin; Duocide; Duratrimet; Ectaprim; Ectrin; Entercal; Esbesul; Espectrin; Euctrim; Eusaprim; Exbesul; Fectrim; Fermagex; Fortrim; Futin; Gantaprim; Gantrim; Hulin; Ikaprim; Isobac; Isotrim; Kelfiprim; Kepinol; Lagatrim; Lagatrim Forte; Laratrim; Lastrim; Leotrim; Lescot; Medixin; Metomide; Microtrim; Missile; Nopil; Novotrimel; Nu-Cotrimox; Omsat; Omstat; Oxaprim; Purbal; Resprim; Resprim Forte; Roubal; Salvatrim; Septra; Septra DS; Septran; Septrin; Septrin DS; Septrin Forte; Septrin S; Setprin; Sigaprim; SMX-TMP; Smz-Tmp; Stopan; Sugaprim; Sulfacet; Sulfamar; Sulfamethoprim; Sulfamethoxazole Trimethoprim; Sulfaprim; Sulfa-Trimeth; Sulfatrim; Sulfinam; Sulfotrimin; Sulfoxaprim; Sulmeprim; Sulthrim; Sultrex; Supracombin; Suprim; Suprin; Tmp Smx; TMS; TMP-SMX; TMP-SMZ; Triazole; Tri-Co; Trim; Trimel; Trimeth/Sulfa; Trimethox; Trimetox; Trimexazole; Trimezol; Trimezole; Trimox; Trimoxole; Trisul; Trisulcom; Trisulfam; Trisural; Trizole; Ulfaprim; Uro-D S; Urobactrim; Uroplus; Utrim; Xeroprim; Zamboprim; plus other names, especially numerous in Brazil and Mexico

Brand by country:

Abacin (Italy)
Abactrim (Spain)
Acuco (South Africa)
Agoprim (Switzerland)
Alcorim-F (India)
Anitrim (Mexico)
Antrimox (Ireland)
Apo-Sulfatrim (Canada; New Zealand; Singapore; Hong Kong)
Arcanaprim (South Africa)
Assepium (Brazil)
Bacidal (Philippines)
Bacin (Hong Kong; Malaysia; Thailand)
Bacticel (Argentina)
Bactifor (Spain)
Bactoprim (Indonesia)
Bactoreduct (Germany)
Bactramin (Japan)
Conprim (Thailand)
Bactrim; Bactrim DS (Worldwide)
Bactrim Forte (Austria; Bulgaria; Costa Rica; Czech Republic; Dominican Republic; El Salvador; Finland; France; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama; Portugal; Sweden)
Bactrimel (Greece; Netherlands)
Bactropin (Mexico)
Baktar (Japan)
Bencole (South Africa)
Briscotrim (South Africa)
BS (Hong Kong)
Chemitrim (Hong Kong)
Chemoprim (Singapore)
Ciplin (Bahrain; Cyprus; Egypt; Iran; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Oman; Qatar; Yemen; Saudi Arabia; Syria; United Arab Emirates)
Colizole (India)
Colizole DS (India)
Comixco (United Kingdom)
Conprim (Thailand)
Cotribene (Austria)
Cotrim-Diolan (Bahrain; Cyprus; Egypt; Iran; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Oman; Qatar; Yemen; Saudi Arabia; Syria; United Arab Emirates)
Cotrimel (Hong-Kong)
Diseptyl (Israel)
Doctrim (South Africa)
Duocide (Taiwan)
Duratrimet (Germany)
Ectaprim (Mexico)
Ectrin (Brazil)
Entercal (Brazil)
Esbesul (Slovenia)
Espectrin (Brazil)
Euctrim (Taiwan)
Eusaprim (Austria; Belgium; Finland; France; Germany; Italy; Netherlands; Norway; Sweden; Switzerland)
Fectrim (United Kingdom)
Fermagex (Philippines)
Gantaprim (Italy)
Gantrim (Italy)
Hulin (Spain)
Ikaprim (Indonesia)
Isobac (Mexico)
Isotrim (Italy)
Kepinol (Germany)
Lagatrim (Bahamas; Bahrain; Barbados; Belize; Benin; Bermuda; Burkina-Faso; Curacao; Cyprus; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guyana; Iran; Iraq; Ivory Coast; Jamaica; Jordan; Kenya; Kuwait; Lebanon; Liberia; Libya; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Morocco; Netherland Antilles; Niger; Nigeria; Oman; Qatar; Yemen; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Sudan; Surinam; Syria; Tanzania; Trinidad; Tunia; Uganda; United Arab Emirates; Zambia; Zimbabwe)
Lagatrim Forte (Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Benin; Bermuda; Burkina Faso; Curacao; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guyana; Ivory Coast; Jamaica; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Morocco; Netherland Antilles; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Sudan; Surinam; Tanzania; Trinidad; Tunia; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe)
Laratrim (UK)
Lastrim (Thailand
Leotrim (Brazil)
Lescot (Argentina)
Medixin (Italy)
Metomide (Portugal)
Microtrim (Germany)
Missile (Argentina)
Nopil (Bahrain; Cyprus; Ecuador; Egypt; Iran; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Oman; Qatar; Yemen; Saudi Arabia; Syria; United Arab Emirates)
Novotrimel (Canada)
Nu-Cotrimox (Canada)
Omsat (Bahrain; Benin; Burkina-Faso; Cyprus; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Germany; Ghana; Guinea; Iran; Iraq; Ivory Coast; Jordan; Kenya; Kuwait; Lebanon; Liberia; Libya; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Morocco; Niger; Nigeria; Oman; Qatar; Yemen; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Sudan; Syria; Tanzania; Tunia; Uganda; United Arab Emirates; Zambia; Zimbabwe)
Oxaprim (Italy; Japan)
Purbal (South-Africa)
Resprim (Australia; Israel)
Resprim Forte (Australia)
Salvatrim (Dominican Republic; El Salvador; Honduras; Panama)
Septran (Costa Rica; Dominican-Republic; El-Salvador; Honduras; India; Panama; South Africa; Uruguay)
Septrin (Argentina; Australia; Bahrain; Benin; Burkina-Faso; Colombia; Cyprus; Egypt; England; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Hong Kong; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Ivory Coast; Jordan; Kenya; Korea; Kuwait; Lebanon; Liberia; Libya; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Morocco; New Zealand; Niger; Nigeria; Oman; Peru; Philippines; Qatar; Yemen; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Spain; Sudan; Syria; Taiwan; Tanzania; Tunia; Uganda; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Zambia; Zimbabwe)
Septrin DS (Hong Kong; Thailand; United Kingdom)
Septrin Forte (Australia)
Septrin S (Thailand)
Sigaprim (Germany)
SMZ-TMP (Worldwide)
Stopan (Japan)
Sugaprim (India)
Sulfamethoprim (USA)
Sulfa-Trimeth (USA)
Supracombin (Austria)
Tri-Co (South Africa)
Trimel (New Zealand)
Trimethox (South Africa)
Trimexazol (Brazil)
Trimoxole (Netherlands)
TMP-SMX
TMP-SMZ
Uroplus (USA)
Utrim (Brazil)

This index compiled by Brian Deer from multiple sources.


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