Is a pill that says ip 272 a hydro or pain killer?

Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint IP 272 has been identified as Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim DS 800 mg / 160 mg. Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim combination is an antibiotic. It works by eliminating the bacteria that cause many kinds of infections. This medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim combination is used to treat infections such as urinary tract infections, middle ear infections (otitis media), bronchitis, traveler's diarrhea, and shigellosis (bacillary dysentery).

This medicine is also used to prevent or treat Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia or Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), a very serious kind of pneumonia. This type of pneumonia occurs more commonly in patients whose immune systems are not working normally, such as cancer patients, transplant patients, and patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

US Brand Name:

Bactrim
Bactrim DS
Septra
Septra DS
SMZ-TMP Pediatric
Sulfatrim
Sulfatrim Pediatric

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