Review: taking Bactrim and Dramamine together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Bactrim and Dramamine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bactrim and Dramamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 147 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 39,555 users)

Dramamine

Dramamine has active ingredients of dimenhydrinate. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Dramamine 578 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

147 people who take Bactrim, Dramamine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Bactrim and Dramamine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Bactrim:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dramamine:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Bactrim:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dramamine:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Bactrim:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dramamine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • general physical health deterioration
  • bronchitis
  • hypokalaemia
  • mastoiditis
  • pancytopenia
  • sepsis
  • polyarthritis
  • hydronephrosis
  • leukopenia
  • lymphocele
1 - 6 months:
  • hydronephrosis
  • leukopenia
  • lymphocele
  • ureteric stenosis
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • dehydration
  • delirium
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
6 - 12 months:
  • hydronephrosis
  • leukopenia
  • lymphocele
  • ureteric stenosis
1 - 2 years:
  • culture urine positive
  • escherichia infection
  • immunosuppression
  • klebsiella infection
  • pseudomonas infection
  • pyelonephritis
  • pyelonephritis acute
  • urinary tract infection
10+ years:
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • dehydration
  • delirium
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • hyperhidrosis
  • injection site erythema
  • injection site pain
not specified:
  • pain in extremity
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • febrile neutropenia
  • pleural effusion
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • general physical health deterioration
  • polyarthritis
  • hypokalaemia
  • pancytopenia
  • sepsis
  • febrile neutropenia
  • respiratory distress
  • bronchitis
  • mastoiditis
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
male:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • hydronephrosis
  • leukopenia
  • lymphocele
  • ureteric stenosis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • jaundice

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • eyelid ptosis
  • gait disturbance
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain
  • dysphonia
  • muscular weakness
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • electrocardiogram abnormal
  • ventricular dysfunction
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
10-19:
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain in extremity
  • muscular weakness
  • paraesthesia
  • arthralgia
  • brain oedema
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • drug clearance decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • gait disturbance
20-29:
  • fear
  • irritability
  • psychotic disorder
  • thinking abnormal
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • impulsive behaviour
  • insomnia
  • liver disorder
  • pulmonary embolism
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody positive
  • back pain
  • blood immunoglobulin g decreased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • blood urine present
  • chest pain
  • cyst
40-49:
  • hydronephrosis
  • leukopenia
  • lymphocele
  • ureteric stenosis
  • polyarthritis
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • engraftment syndrome
  • febrile neutropenia
  • lung infiltration
  • pericardial effusion
50-59:
  • crepitations
  • dizziness
  • productive cough
  • renal failure acute
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • asthenia
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • brain abscess
60+:
  • general physical health deterioration
  • bronchitis
  • hypokalaemia
  • mastoiditis
  • pancytopenia
  • sepsis
  • haemolysis
  • jaundice
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • haemoglobin decreased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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