HIGHER doses of Bactrim or Septra for certain skin infections

Some experts are now recommending HIGHER doses of Bactrim or Septra for certain skin infections... specifically infections that are likely to be due to methicillin-resistant Staph aureus (MRSA).

These resistant bugs used to be mainly hospital-acquired. Now many are COMMUNITY-acquired.

Community-acquired MRSA skin infections are usually treated with TMP/SMX, minocycline, doxycycline, or clindamycin.

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