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  • abbr. trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, also known as co-trimoxazole.

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  • In the study, 221 women who had at least three recurrent UTIs in the previous year were randomly selected for a 12-month course of the antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) (Bactrim, Bethaprim, Cotrim, Septra), taken once daily with two placebo pills, or one cranberry capsule with 500 milligrams of cranberry extract taken twice a day with one placebo pill.

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  • The women were randomly assigned to a daily dose of either the antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole TMP-SMX or cranberry capsules.

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  • At the same time, antibiotic resistance rates tripled in the individuals using TMP-SMX, although resistance dropped back to pre-study levels within three months of stopping the medication.

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  • In the new study, researchers led by Dr. Marielle Beerepoot of Amsterdam's Academic Medical Center randomly assigned 221 premenopausal women with at least three UTIs in the past year to take the antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole TMP-SMX or cranberry capsules each day.

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  • Resistance to TMP-SMX -- and some similar antibiotics -- also shot up in the antibiotic group within one month.

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  • Both TMP-SMX and cranberry capsules start at about 25 cents per day.

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  • B. pseudomallei isolate was tested against CTZ and TMP-SMX.

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  • Despite the risk, TMP-SMX remains a useful antibiotic, they said.

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  • During the study period, 189 individuals were hospitalized for hyperkalemia within 14 days of receiving one of five study antibiotics -- amoxicillin, TMP-SMX, ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin

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  • TMP-SMX also is commonly used, accounting for 30% of all antibiotics prescribed for urinary tract infections.

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