National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxizole (N92202)


Nominated Substances: Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (commercial)

Nomination Date: 01/29/1992

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Significant human exposure as extensively used drug for treatment of urinary tract infections and pneumonia caused by p. Carinii (PCP) and its potential use in AIDS patients with PCP.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 2, 3, 8

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 8064-90-2

Agent Name: Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (commercial)

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