Review: taking Amlodipine besylate and Bactrim ds together


Summary

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 2,694 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 18,517 users)

Bactrim Ds

Bactrim ds has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim ds 6,852 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

2,694 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: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 75.0% - (3 of 4 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: 50.0% - (2 of 4 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 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • female: 75.0% - (12 of 16 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
Bactrim Ds:
  • female: 41.0% - (7 of 17 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% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 83.0% - (5 of 6 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 5 people)
  • 40-49: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • headache
  • sepsis
  • hypotension
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure
  • bk virus infection
  • cystitis haemorrhagic
1 - 6 months:
  • pneumonia
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • sepsis
  • neutropenia
  • cardiac arrest
  • hyperkalaemia
  • hypoxia
  • renal failure
  • septic shock
  • blood creatinine increased
6 - 12 months:
  • blood creatinine increased
  • pneumonia
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • renal failure acute
  • anaemia
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • escherichia infection
  • fatigue
1 - 2 years:
  • haemorrhage
  • platelet count decreased
  • death
  • sepsis
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • pancytopenia
2 - 5 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • depression
  • injury
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • renal failure
  • abdominal discomfort
5 - 10 years:
  • glomerulonephritis membranoproliferative
  • weight decreased
  • anaemia
  • aplasia pure red cell
  • dizziness
10+ years:
  • abdominal distension
  • blood pressure fluctuation
  • blood urine
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • dizziness
  • muscle pain
  • seasonal allergy
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • blood creatinine increased
  • weight decreased
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • dehydration

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • diarrhoea
  • hypertension
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • blood pressure increased
  • pyrexia
male:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • blood creatinine increased
  • pneumonia
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • dehydration
  • pain
  • hypotension

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
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
  • hypertension
  • cough
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • abdominal pain
10-19:
  • respiratory distress
  • cardiac arrest
  • nausea
  • cardiac murmur
  • obstructive airways disorder
  • pulmonary oedema
  • pyrexia
  • blood glucose increased
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • renal tubular necrosis
20-29:
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • cardiac tamponade
  • kidney transplant rejection
  • pericardial effusion
  • multi-organ failure
  • cardiac arrest
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • pain
  • supraventricular tachycardia
30-39:
  • blood creatinine increased
  • pain
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • anaemia
  • kidney transplant rejection
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • hypertension
  • pyrexia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • complications of transplanted kidney
40-49:
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • dehydration
  • renal failure acute
  • nausea
  • hypotension
  • pain
  • headache
  • sepsis
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anaemia
50-59:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • diarrhoea
  • loss of consciousness
60+:
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety

* 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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