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Review: Bactrim side effects
In this review, we analyze Bactrim side effects by the time on the drug, and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Bactrim. The review is based on 28,123 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Bactrim
Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,446 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim): Septra, Septra Ds, Bactrim Ds, Bactrim Pediatric, Septra Grape, Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim Double Strength, Sulfatrim Pediatric, Sulfatrim, Sulfamethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim Single Strength, Sulfamethoprim-ds, Cotrim, Cotrim D.s., Sulmeprim, Sulmeprim Pediatric, Sulfatrim-ss, Sulfatrim-ds, Uroplus Ss, Uroplus Ds, Trimeth/sulfa.
On Sep, 23, 2014: 28,123 people who reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim are studied
Most common side effects over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified |
|Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Thrombocytopenia||Nausea||Lactic Acidosis||Anaemia||Hypertension Nos||Pain |
|Nausea||Neutropenia||Anaemia||Death||Renal Failure Acute||Weight Decreased||Hiv Wasting Syndrome||Pyrexia |
|Rash||Anaemia||Agranulocytosis||Diarrhoea||Diarrhoea||Liver Function Test Abnormal||Pancytopenia||Nausea |
|Renal Failure Acute||Diarrhoea||Neutropenia||Dizziness||Dehydration||Asthenia||Renal Failure Acute||Anxiety |
|Stevens-johnson Syndrome||Agranulocytosis||Septic Shock||Anaemia||Hyperkalaemia||Pulmonary Embolism||Urinary Tract Infection Nos||Vomiting |
|Diarrhoea||Thrombocytopenia||Renal Impairment||Weight Decreased||Malaise||Pyrexia||Dehydration||Dyspnoea |
|Vomiting||Vomiting||Renal Failure Acute||Vomiting||Nausea||Jaundice||Diarrhoea Nos||Diarrhoea |
|Thrombocytopenia||Sepsis||Cytomegalovirus Infection||Dehydration||Decreased Appetite||Abdominal Pain||Fatigue||Anaemia |
|Pancytopenia||Pancytopenia||Pyrexia||Renal Failure Acute||Headache||Nausea||Vomiting Nos||Fatigue |
|Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Renal Failure Acute||Asthenia||Pancytopenia||Anuria||Vomiting||Pyrexia||Pneumonia |
Most common side effects by age * :
|Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Pyrexia |
|Blood Lactic Acid Increased||Neutropenia||Nausea||Nausea||Nausea||Nausea||Nausea||Renal Failure Acute |
|Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased||Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased||Vomiting||Vomiting||Renal Failure Acute||Renal Failure Acute||Thrombocytopenia||Nausea |
|Neutropenia Neonatal||Vomiting||Anxiety||Pain||Fatigue||Pain||Renal Failure Acute||Asthenia |
|Hypertriglyceridaemia||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Headache||Fatigue||Diarrhoea||Asthenia||Diarrhoea||Dyspnoea |
|Neutropenia||Diarrhoea||Hypotension||Abdominal Pain||Thrombocytopenia||Anaemia||Dyspnoea||Thrombocytopenia |
|Neonatal Disorder Nos||Cough||Fatigue||Headache||Blood Creatinine Increased||Fatigue||Blood Creatinine Increased||Pain |
|Anaemia Neonatal||Tachycardia||Depression||Pulmonary Embolism||Asthenia||Diarrhoea||Vomiting||Fatigue |
|Pyrexia||Haemoglobin Decreased||Dyspnoea||Pain In Extremity||Vomiting||Weight Decreased||Anaemia||Anaemia |
|Neonatal Disorder||Thrombocytopenia||Arthralgia||Diarrhoea||Condition Aggravated||Vomiting||Fatigue||Pneumonia |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Took Bactrim for 10 days, and was fine. About 5-7 days later, the corners of my mouth split. 3 weeks after, I went to a dr and was prescribed clomatrizole and mupirocen. The symptoms went away after a few days, but 3 weeks later, it has started again
From this study (1 week ago):
Fever over 102, chills, horrible pain began on day 5 taking medication. Red blotchy rash began appearing late following day on chest and back and gradually spread. Blood blister-type rash on legs. Went to ER after 4 days. Told I have sulfa allergy. Given iV fluid and meds. Need follow up blood tests to recheck my low WBC, platelets and Neu. Counts. Prescribed Benadryl.
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