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Bactrim Pediatric vs Tetracycline Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 49

This is personalized comparison of Bactrim Pediatric vs Tetracycline Hydrochloride for a male aged 49. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Bactrim pediatric (latest outcomes from 46 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim.

Tetracycline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 323 users) has active ingredients of tetracycline hydrochloride. It is often used in acne.

On Nov, 11, 2014: 4,716 male patients aged 47 who take the same drugs are studied in Bactrim Pediatric vs Tetracycline Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Bactrim Pediatric sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprimMutual Pharm
Tetracycline Hydrochloride tetracycline hydrochloridePurepac Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 47 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Bactrim Pediatric (Mutual Pharm)Tetracycline Hydrochloride (Purepac Pharm)
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Vomiting
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Rash (redness)
Weight DecreasedPyrexia (fever)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Abdominal Pain Upper
Blood Creatinine IncreasedBack Pain
Anaemia (lack of blood)Drug Ineffective
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Condition AggravatedAsthenia (weakness)
Vomiting NosChest Discomfort

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Bactrim Pediatric (Mutual Pharm)Tetracycline Hydrochloride (Purepac Pharm)
Anaemia (lack of blood)
Hepatic Function Abnormal
Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)
Faecal Incontinence (a lack of control over passing stool)
Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased
Hyperlactacidaemia (the acidosis and also reduces the capacity of the kidney)
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
Blood Triglycerides Increased
Blood Uric Acid Increased
Facial Wasting (weakness of facial muscle)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Bactrim Pediatric19.74%18.42%25.00%27.63%9.21%
Tetracycline Hydrochloride0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Tetracycline Hydrochloride (tetracycline hydrochloride) is often used to treat acne. 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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