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Antibioticsulfamethoxazole
DescriptionA bacteriostatic antibacterial agent that interferes with folic acid synthesis in susceptible bacteria. Its broad spectrum of activity has been limited by the development of resistance. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p208)
Action Targetdihydrofolate reductase inhibitor
SynonymsGantanol
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D00447