Review: taking Bactrim and Probiotic together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Bactrim and Probiotic together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bactrim and Probiotic. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30 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 32,750 users)

Probiotic

Probiotic has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Probiotic 1,855 users)

On Aug, 27, 2016

30 people who take Bactrim, Probiotic are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Bactrim and Probiotic drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Bactrim:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 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)
Probiotic:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Probiotic:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 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)
Probiotic:
  • 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+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • lung infection
  • sepsis
  • sinus disorder
  • chest pain
  • numbness in hands or feet
  • bone marrow failure
  • constipation
  • decreased appetite
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • bone marrow failure
  • lung infection
  • sepsis
  • sinus disorder
not specified:
  • diarrhoea
  • hypotension
  • emotional distress
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • chills
  • hyperhidrosis
  • abdominal discomfort

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diarrhoea
  • malaise
  • chills
  • hyperhidrosis
  • chest pain
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • emotional distress
  • immunodeficiency common variable
  • lung neoplasm malignant
  • nausea
male:
  • hypotension
  • sinus disorder
  • amyloidosis
  • congestive cardiomyopathy
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • haemorrhage
  • increased upper airway secretion
  • localised intraabdominal fluid collection
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • bone marrow failure
  • lung infection
  • sepsis
  • sinus disorder
30-39:
  • chest pain
  • chills
  • constipation
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • drug administration error
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • erythema
  • fatigue
  • feeling hot
40-49:
  • biliary colic
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • dyspepsia
  • emotional distress
  • muscle spasms
  • procedural pain
  • sepsis
  • subcutaneous abscess
50-59:
  • diarrhoea
  • chills
  • faecal incontinence
  • headache
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypotension
  • paraesthesia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
60+:
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hypotension
  • malaise
  • amyloidosis
  • back pain
  • bronchitis
  • chest pain
  • congestive cardiomyopathy
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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