does sulfameth/trimethoprim treat urinary tract infections?
Not medical advice: Yes, a combination of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim may be prescribed to treat a urinary tract infection (UTI).
This medication is also called sulfameth/trimethoprim or co-trimoxazole. It is an antibiotic combo that can be found under the brand names Bactrim and Septra.
It is specifically an antibacterial and as such is prescribed to combat bacterial infections. These can be bronchitis, UTIs, cholera and infections related to Listeria, Cyclospora and E. coli. Co-trimoxazole is also sometimes substituted for penicillin.