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What is the medication used for?

To treat bacterial infections, most commonly UTIs.


What are the contraindications for taking Bactrim?

Kidney or liver failure


The severe inflammatory skin disorder caused by Bactrim is called ___ ____ ____

Steven-Johnson syndrome


During this allergic reaction what will you see?

Severe skin lesions; blisters; swelling of throat, lips, tongue; fever; headache; rash *lesions can be internally on organs as well

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