Effect of standard-dose trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole on the serum potassium concentration in elderly men.

@article{Witt1996EffectOS,
  title={Effect of standard-dose trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole on the serum potassium concentration in elderly men.},
  author={J M Witt and Ja Min Koo and Byron D Danielson},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={347-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of standard-dose trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) (TMP 160 mg and SMX 800 mg q12h) on the serum potassium concentration. DESIGN Retrospective and concurrent study. SETTING A Veterans Affairs Medical Center. PATIENTS Fifty-three men hospitalized at the Fargo Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Thirty-three patients who received standard-dose TMP/SMX for 3 or more days comprised the study group. Twenty patients who received oral cephradine or… CONTINUE READING