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Potential Drug Interactions in a Traveler Receiving Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole and an Antimalarial Drug

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient who is at risk for serious complications from traveler's diarrhea may be treated with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX). The patient may also be receiving antimalarial drugs. Some of these drug combinations can have serious adverse effects.

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