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Review: Amlodipine Besylate and Bactrim Ds

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine Besylate and Bactrim Ds. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,638 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 28, 2014: 2,638 people who reported to have interactions when taking Amlodipine Besylate, Bactrim Ds are studied

Trend of Amlodipine Besylate, Bactrim Ds's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (5815912)

Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate)
- Bactrim Ds (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Amlodipine Besylate, Bactrim Ds:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Pyrexia (fever)626
Diarrhoea561
Vomiting387
Anaemia (lack of blood)296
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)281
Pneumonia234
Pain233
Blood Creatinine Increased209
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)191
Weight Decreased171

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Amlodipine Besylate, Bactrim Ds:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)20
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)18
Platelet Count Decreased18
Pain12
Anaemia (lack of blood)9
Death9
Headache (pain in head)8
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)7
Pneumonia7
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)7

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Amlodipine Besylate0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%
Bactrim Ds0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Prophylaxis
  3. Prophylaxis against transplant rejection
  4. Renal transplant
  5. Hiv infection

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Norvasc
  2. Prednisone
  3. Mycophenolate mofetil
  4. Cyclosporine
  5. Aspirin

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

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, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • The bloody urine occurs @ intervals of 1-2 times per month and lasts apx. 3 -4 days. It seems to clear up with fluid intake.
    Patient has had an indwelling cath for 9months due to BPH. Cath is changed every 28 -32days.
    The patient also is HOH, but appears to have a recent sudden onset of increased hearing loss. The patient has a hearing aid in place in one ear only.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I discontinued Welbutrin 6 months ago, and I discontinued
    by counting out the grains and decreasing over a one year period
    Cymbalta 4 weeks ago and panic attacks began

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Having horrible time on Norvasc! All kinds severe symptoms. Prednisone decreasing levothyroxine levels. Bactrim DS not indicated with hypothyroisim. Wellbutrin not indicated with steriods. Its all a mess and Iam sick!

    Reply

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