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What is gantanol?

Gantanol is no longer available in the United States.

Gantanol is a prescription medication that is used to treat different types of infection. This medication is categorized as an anti-bacterial sulfonamide. The types of infection gantanol treats include urinary tract infections, acute otitis media, trachoma, and meningococcal meningitis prophylaxis. Gantanol is the brand name of this medication, which may also be known by its generic ingredient name sulfamethoxazole.

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