Review: taking Amlodipine besylate and Bactrim ds together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Amlodipine besylate and Bactrim ds together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine besylate and Bactrim ds. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,806 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Amlodipine Besylate

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine besylate 24,489 users)

Bactrim Ds

Bactrim ds has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim ds 8,852 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

3,806 people who take Amlodipine Besylate, Bactrim Ds are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amlodipine besylate and Bactrim ds drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Bactrim Ds:
  • < 1 month: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • female: 66.0% - (8 of 12 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
Bactrim Ds:
  • female: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
Bactrim Ds:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • thrombocytopenia
  • neutropenia
  • diarrhoea
  • dehydration
  • sepsis
  • febrile neutropenia
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • pyrexia
  • hypotension
1 - 6 months:
  • pneumonia
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • sepsis
  • neutropenia
  • cardiac arrest
  • hyperkalaemia
  • septic shock
  • hypoxia
  • leukopenia
  • renal failure
6 - 12 months:
  • blood creatinine increased
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • dehydration
  • oedema peripheral
  • rash
  • renal failure acute
  • renal impairment
  • anaemia
1 - 2 years:
  • platelet count decreased
  • death
  • haemorrhage
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • sepsis
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • renal failure
  • dizziness
  • headache
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • myocardial infarction
  • pulmonary embolism
  • renal failure
  • acute hepatic failure
  • hyponatraemia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • convulsion
  • depression
5 - 10 years:
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • aplasia pure red cell
  • cardiac failure
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • death
  • fall
  • glomerulonephritis membranoproliferative
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • limb injury
10+ years:
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • dehydration
  • asthenia
  • decreased appetite
  • fall
  • muscular weakness
  • diarrhoea
  • mobility decreased
  • activities of daily living impaired
not specified:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased
  • headache
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • weight decreased
  • hypertension
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • loss of consciousness
male:
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • blood creatinine increased
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • dehydration
  • asthenia
  • sepsis
  • thrombocytopenia
  • cytomegalovirus infection

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • pyrexia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • haematuria present
  • pyuria
  • hydronephrosis
  • white blood cells urine positive
  • abdominal distension
  • appetite decreased
  • dehydration
  • epistaxis
2-9:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
  • hypertension
  • abdominal pain
  • cough
  • upper respiratory tract infection
10-19:
  • diarrhoea
  • respiratory distress
  • pyrexia
  • cardiac arrest
  • nausea
  • leukopenia
  • vomiting
  • neutropenia
  • kidney transplant rejection
  • cardiac murmur
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • hypertension
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • anaemia
  • kidney infection
  • dizziness
  • blood pressure increased
30-39:
  • blood creatinine increased
  • renal failure
  • arthritis
  • kidney transplant rejection
  • pain
  • bronchitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dizziness
40-49:
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • dehydration
  • pain
  • renal failure acute
  • nausea
  • hypotension
  • headache
  • sepsis
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
50-59:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • blood creatinine increased
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • weight decreased
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Amlodipine besylate (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Bactrim ds (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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