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1

What is the medication used for?

To treat bacterial infections, most commonly UTIs.

2

What are the contraindications for taking Bactrim?

Kidney or liver failure

3

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

Steven-Johnson syndrome

4

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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