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 28,104 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 29,427 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 Jul, 24, 2014: 28,104 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||Pancytopenia||Headache||Nausea||Vomiting Nos||Fatigue |
|Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Renal Failure Acute||Asthenia||Renal Failure Acute||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||Dyspnoea||Pulmonary Embolism||Vomiting||Diarrhoea||Vomiting||Fatigue |
|Pyrexia||Haemoglobin Decreased||Depression||Pain In Extremity||Asthenia||Weight Decreased||Anaemia||Anaemia |
|Neonatal Disorder||Thrombocytopenia||Arthralgia||Diarrhoea||Condition Aggravated||Vomiting||Fatigue||Pneumonia |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Linda VW on Jun, 28, 2014:
Was given Bactim tablets after cystoscopy and after taking 2, had a severe allergic reaction.
Tongue was swollen and metallic taste with throat closing up along with rash, hives all over my body.
Had to go to the ER to get steroid and Benedryl.
The ER doctor contacted my urologist and switched me to Cipro and took me off of Bactrim.
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