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Augmentin '875' vs Bactrim Ds, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 57

This is personalized comparison of Augmentin '875' vs Bactrim Ds for a female aged 57. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Augmentin '875' (latest outcomes from 559 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis.

Bactrim ds (latest outcomes from 6,915 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 4,000 female patients aged 54 who take the same drugs are studied in Augmentin '875' vs Bactrim Ds

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Augmentin '875' amoxicillin; clavulanate potassiumGlaxosmithkline
Bactrim Ds sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprimMutual Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 54 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Augmentin '875' (Glaxosmithkline)Bactrim Ds (Mutual Pharm)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pyrexia (fever)
PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pyrexia (fever)Vomiting
AnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Diarrhoea
Tooth ExtractionAnaemia (lack of blood)
DiarrhoeaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Blood Creatinine Increased

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Augmentin '875' (Glaxosmithkline)Bactrim Ds (Mutual Pharm)
Proteinuria (presence of protein in the urine)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Calciphylaxis (is a syndrome with vascular calcium accumulation)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
Myocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
Cardiac FailureDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
AnxietyAnuria (failure of the kidneys to produce urine)
DepressionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Hallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus)Rigors (an episode of shaking or exaggerated shivering)
Tachyphrenia (abnormally rapid mental activity)Respiratory Disorder Nos (respiratory disease)
Suicide AttemptPain In Limb

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Augmentin '875'6.67%44.44%22.22%15.56%11.11%
Bactrim Ds13.95%23.26%23.26%27.91%11.63%

Comments from or about the patient:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Augmentin '875' (amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium) is often used to treat sinusitis. Bactrim Ds (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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