Review: taking Bactrim and Bacitracin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Bactrim and Bacitracin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bactrim and Bacitracin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 28,970 users)

Bacitracin

Bacitracin has active ingredients of bacitracin. It is often used in eye infection. (latest outcomes from Bacitracin 743 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

67 people who take Bactrim, Bacitracin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Bactrim and Bacitracin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • hypernatraemia
  • hypotension
  • pneumonia respiratory syncytial viral
  • pneumonitis
not specified:
  • anaemia
  • depression
  • infection
  • bone disorder
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • nausea
  • pain
  • injury
  • emotional distress

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • injury
  • pain
  • swelling
  • flank pain
  • actinic keratosis
  • alopecia
  • appendicitis
  • bone disorder
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • renal failure
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • coagulopathy
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hypertension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • agitation
  • atelectasis
  • hydronephrosis
  • pyrexia
  • ureteric dilatation
  • ureteric obstruction
2-9:
  • angioedema
  • macroglossia
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • abscess
  • burkitt's lymphoma
  • caecitis
  • hypertension
  • hypotension
  • infection
10-19:
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • hypernatraemia
  • hypotension
  • pneumonia respiratory syncytial viral
  • pneumonitis
20-29:
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • bronchitis
  • cardiomegaly
  • chest discomfort
  • dyspnoea
  • flank pain
30-39:
  • alopecia
  • cutaneous lupus erythematosus
  • hypovitaminosis
  • injury
  • mycosis fungoides
  • nausea
  • pruritus
  • t-cell lymphoma
  • contraception
  • lichenoid keratosis
40-49:
  • emotional distress
  • pain
  • actinic keratosis
  • appendicitis
  • bone disorder
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • dental caries
  • duodenal stenosis
  • erosive oesophagitis
  • gastric ulcer
50-59:
  • actinic keratosis
  • anaemia
  • appendicitis
  • bone disorder
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • cerebral calcification
  • decreased appetite
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dental caries
  • depression
60+:
  • fall
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pulmonary oedema
  • staphylococcal infection
  • tachycardia
  • mental status changes
  • renal failure
  • atrial fibrillation
  • coagulopathy
  • depression

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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