Review: taking Bactrim and Omnicef together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Bactrim and Omnicef together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bactrim and Omnicef. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 92 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 31,923 users)

Omnicef

Omnicef has active ingredients of cefdinir. It is often used in otitis. (latest outcomes from Omnicef 1,972 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

92 people who take Bactrim, Omnicef are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Bactrim and Omnicef drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Bactrim:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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)
Omnicef:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Omnicef:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Bactrim:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Omnicef:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hepatotoxicity
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypoxia
  • irritability
  • myalgia
  • pneumonia
  • respiratory tract congestion
  • hypertension
  • pyrexia
  • cystic fibrosis lung
1 - 2 years:
  • erythema nodosum
  • hypertension
  • pneumonia
  • pulmonary oedema
  • enterocolitis
2 - 5 years:
  • dehydration
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
not specified:
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
  • weight decreased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • injury
  • anaemia
male:
  • oedema peripheral
  • nausea
  • pain
  • hyponatraemia
  • pain in extremity
  • weight decreased
  • multiple injuries
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • acute respiratory failure
  • asthma

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
2-9:
  • neutropenia
  • acute lymphocytic leukaemia
  • dental caries
  • pyrexia
  • tooth disorder
  • acute sinusitis
  • adhesion
  • conjunctivitis
  • overweight
  • tooth extraction
10-19:
  • pain
  • adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • appendicitis
20-29:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • abdominal pain
  • overdose
  • pancreatitis
  • procedural nausea
  • procedural vomiting
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal distension
30-39:
  • haematochezia
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pain
  • thrombosis
  • chest pain
  • diplegia
  • headache
  • movement disorder
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • pain
  • constipation
  • headache
  • oedema peripheral
  • vomiting
  • actinomycosis
  • anaemia
  • bone disorder
50-59:
  • asthma
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight decreased
  • acute respiratory failure
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • dizziness
  • hypothyroidism
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • abdominal distension
  • constipation
  • herpes zoster
  • hyponatraemia
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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