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Sulfamethoxazole / Trimethoprim Coupon - Sulfamethoxazole / Trimethoprim 800mg/160mg tablet
Sulfamethoxazole / TrimethoprimGeneric Bactrim, Sulfatrim, Septra
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE; TRIMETHOPRIM or SMX-TMP is a combination of a sulfonamide antibiotic and a second antibiotic, trimethoprim. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim is around $6.28, 64% off the average retail price of $17.48. Compare antifolate / sulfa antibiotic combinations.
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Sulfamethoxazole / Trimethoprim Coupon - Sulfamethoxazole / Trimethoprim 800mg/160mg tablet
sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim(generic)
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800mg/160mg
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25 Prescription Drugs That May Be Cheaper With GoodRx Than With Insurance

Thomas Goetz
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If you believe the best way to pay for your prescription is with health insurance, you’re hardly alone. After all, that’s why we have insurance in the first place, and that’s what we expect insurance to do—to cover our healthcare expenses. So when we get to the pharmacy, we show our insurance card, fork over the copay, and move along.

But it turns out this may be costing us money. For many popular drugs—including lisinopril, levothyroxine, and prescription ibuprofen—insurance copays are often higher than what people would pay with a discount from GoodRx. See More

New Lower Prices on Over 50 Drugs at GoodRx

Tori Marsh
Tori Marsh -

Here at GoodRx, we are always trying to find you more ways to save on your medications. We are excited to say that we have even lower prices on some popular prescriptions. Our already discounted prices on these drugs have dropped by as much as 90%.

Deeper discounts are available on over 50 drugs on GoodRx, including savings on these popular medications.

  • Amoxicillin
  • Amphetamine salt combo
  • Atorvastatin
  • Cephalexin
  • Chlorhexidine
  • Esomeprazole
  • Eszopiclone
  • Desvenlafaxine succinate ER
  • Estradiol
  • Hydroxychloroquine
  • Levetiracetam
  • Modafinil
  • Nitrofurantoin mono/macro
  • Omeprazole
  • Sertraline
  • Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim
  • Sumatriptan
  • Zolpidem ER

Is your drug on the list? Prices can vary between pharmacies, so you may want to consider checking GoodRx before heading to yours and/or switching to a different pharmacy to get a lower price. See More

How To Take Antibiotics Safely: 7 Steps To Avoid Side Effects and Heal Faster

Megan N. Brown, PharmD, RPh
Megan N. Brown, PharmD, RPh -

Before antibiotics were discovered, infections like pneumonia and tuberculosis were the leading causes of death in the US. Fortunately, we now have antibiotics to treat these diseases—we just have to remember to use them safely. After all, these infection-fighting medications can pose serious risks to you and thousands of other people who rely on antibiotics every day.

Life-threatening side effects and antibiotic resistance—when bacteria are no longer sensitive to an antibiotic—are concerns when it comes to antibiotic safety. See More

High Creatinine Levels on Your Blood Test? — Taking These 4 Drugs Can Cause a False Alarm

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Sharon Orrange -

After a blood test, it’s easy to worry about the results. Will they be normal? What problems will they reveal? One of the most common reasons your primary care doctor might call you for an abnormal lab result is high creatinine levels. This usually reflects an impaired kidney function — but not always.

If serum creatinine levels are truly higher than normal, that isn’t a good thing and we know there are some medications that do cause real problems for kidneys. See More

Which Antibiotics Are Less Likely to Cause Diarrhea?

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Sharon Orrange -

Antibiotic-associated diarrhea and colitis is affecting more of you, given the widespread use of antibiotics. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is the organism that causes antibiotic-associated colitis; this happens because the bacteria is allowed to overgrow in the intestine when the normal intestinal flora is changed due to antibiotics. C. diff can release toxins that bind to receptors on intestinal epithelial cells causing inflammation (colitis) and diarrhea. See More

These Medications Could Harm Your Lungs

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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The lungs are often subject to harmful side effects from medications because of their large contact surface. While more than 300 medications are known to cause some sort of drug-induced lung disease, some are bigger players than others.

What happens? The most common form of lung injury from medications is drug-induced interstitial lung disease. In the United States, approximately 3% of cases of interstitial (the tissue and space around the air sacs) lung disease are drug induced. See More

Is an Old Antibiotic the Best New Thing to Prevent UTIs?

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections, especially in women. Recurrent UTIs are defined as 3 episodes of a UTI in the previous year or 2 episodes in the previous 6 months. In the primary care setting, 53% of women over 55 report a recurrence of UTI within a year.

As people with recurrent UITs are repeatedly treated with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim), ciprofloxacin, or nitrofurantoin, we are seeing more and more UTIs with resistant organisms. See More

What You Need to Know About Medication Allergies

Roni Shye
Roni Shye -

When you drop off your medications at a pharmacy you may notice that the technician, intern, or pharmacist who greets you and takes your prescriptions may also ask you for an updated list of your allergies.

I have seen some patients annoyed by this life-saving question, while others seem to blow it off. Some of the remarks I have heard include, “It’s on file, I told you last time,” to “You don’t need to know this information. See More

5 Important Things to Know About Your Kids’ Antibiotics

Roni Shye
Roni Shye -

Having a sick child can leave you, the parent, feeling helpless. After spending your morning in the doctor’s office the last thing you need to worry about is your child’s prescription. Here are 5 key things to know when your child is prescribed an antibiotic:

1.  Not all liquid medications have to taste bad

All liquid medications already have a predetermined flavor from the manufacturer ranging anywhere from fruity strawberry to bitter mint. See More

Ten Things You Can Do to Prevent Illness from an Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Sharon Orrange -

Antibiotic resistance is a big problem. You’ve all heard about Methicillin-Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA) causing skin and soft tissue infections but now there is a growing group of resistant bacteria. What this means is many folks may face treatment with an intravenous antibiotic or older more toxic antibiotic to treat common infections like E. Coli urinary tract infections. This is because the bacteria have gotten smart and know how to resist penicillins, ciprofloxacin and Bactrim among others. See More

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