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Review: Bactrim Ds and Allopurinol

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bactrim Ds and Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,479 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Bactrim ds (what 6,902 Bactrim Ds users reported?) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is used in urinary tract infection.

Allopurinol (what 51,403 Allopurinol users reported?) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is used in gout.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 2,478 people who take Bactrim Ds, Allopurinol are studied

Bactrim Ds, Allopurinol outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Bactrim Ds (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim)
- Allopurinol (allopurinol)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Bactrim Ds is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Allopurinol is effectiven/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PyrexiaPyrexiaBlood Creatinine IncreasedHyperuricaemiaMultiple MyelomaDiarrhoeaDiarrhoeaPyrexia
Renal Failure AcuteWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedPyrexiaPlatelet Count DecreasedAtrial FibrillationLeukopeniaPlatelet Count Decreased
HypotensionFebrile NeutropeniaDiarrhoeaAnaemiaMalaiseOliguriaAnaemia
SepsisRenal Failure AcuteUrinary Tract InfectionBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedDecreased AppetiteRenal Failure AcuteFebrile Neutropenia
Febrile NeutropeniaAnaemiaTransplant FailureDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationHepatic SteatosisBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedThrombocytopenia
Renal FailurePlatelet Count DecreasedWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedNeutrophil Count DecreasedLymphomaBlood Bilirubin IncreasedWhite Blood Cell Count Decreased
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedDehydrationHeart Valve IncompetenceHaemorrhageHyperlipidaemiaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedPneumonia
Multi-organ FailureHyperglycaemiaPneumoniaCerebral HaemorrhageOedema PeripheralAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedDyspnoea
PancytopeniaPneumoniaPlatelet Count DecreasedCholecystitis AcuteGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedBlood PressureFatigue
Disseminated Intravascular CoagulationHypotensionAnaemiaOsteopeniaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedNausea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Bactrim Ds is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Allopurinol is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(4 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Febrile NeutropeniaPlatelet Count Decreased
Platelet Count DecreasedDyspnoea
Renal Failure AcuteWhite Blood Cell Count Decreased
ThrombocytopeniaFebrile Neutropenia
HypotensionRenal Failure Acute

Drug effectiveness by age :

Bactrim Ds is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Allopurinol is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(3 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisHaemolytic Uraemic SyndromeHypotensionPlatelet Count DecreasedPyrexiaDyspnoeaPyrexiaPlatelet Count Decreased
ConvulsionToxic Epidermal NecrolysisPain In ExtremityPyrexiaHyperglycaemiaPainAnaemiaPyrexia
ChloromaFebrile NeutropeniaBlood Bilirubin IncreasedWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedPlatelet Count DecreasedAnxietyRenal Failure AcuteFebrile Neutropenia
HypertoniaPyrexiaRenal FailureDiarrhoeaHaemoglobin DecreasedNauseaWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedAnaemia
HydrocephalusCoughPneumonitisDyspnoeaDehydrationNeuropathy PeripheralFatigueThrombocytopenia
PyrexiaPulmonary Veno-occlusive DiseaseAcute Respiratory Distress SyndromeAbdominal PainAnaemiaPneumoniaPlatelet Count DecreasedWhite Blood Cell Count Decreased
Respiratory ArrestMuscle RigidityNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisCatheter Related InfectionDizzinessFatiguePainHaemoglobin Decreased
Acute Myeloid LeukaemiaNeutropeniaPyrexiaPancytopeniaNeutrophil Count DecreasedInjuryPancytopeniaDiarrhoea
Feeling JitteryDisorientationCardiac ArrestPainFatigueRenal FailureFebrile NeutropeniaPneumonia
Agitation NeonatalEnterococcal InfectionPlatelet Count DecreasedHypokalaemiaAbdominal Pain UpperNeutropeniaDiarrhoeaNausea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Bactrim Ds (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Allopurinol (allopurinol) is often used to treat gout. 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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