Disease Information for Sulfamethoxazole (Gantanol) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Rash
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/G6PD RBC hemolysis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Heinz bodies RBC (Lab)
Heinz Body Prep/RBCs Positive
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anemia, hemolytic, toxic
Drug induced Photosensitivity rash
Drug rash/Drug induced rash
Glucose-6-PD Hemolytic crisis ('triggers')
Nephritis tubulointerstitial
Photosensitivity dermatitis
Phototoxicity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Older medication/little used
DRUG/Sulfa drug/antibiotic/congeners (example)
Synonyms
Synonym
Benzenesulfonamide 4 amino N (5 methyl 3 isoxazolyl), Gamazole, Metoxal, Radonil, SMX, sulfamethoxazole, Sulfamethoxazole chemical, Sulfamethoxazole chemical (substance), Sulfamethoxazole (product), Sulfamethoxazole (substance), SULFAMETHOXAZOLE PREPARATION, Sulfamethylisoxazole, Sulfanilamide N' (5 methyl 3 isoxazolyl), Sulfisomezole, Sulphamethoxazole, Sulphamethoxazole chemical, Brand name/Gantanol (Sulfamethoxazole), Britain-BNF/Sulphamethoxazole (Sulfamethoxazole)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Half-life relatively long
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Sulfa drug antibiotic; oral dosage usual; high allergy incidence and mixed anti-bacterial spectrum but not usually a cidal drug; excellent urine concentration; used often for UTI

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