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Review: Naproxen and Bactrim

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Naproxen and Bactrim. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 646 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Naproxen sodium (what 3,795 Naproxen Sodium users reported?) has active ingredients of naproxen. It is used in pain.

Bactrim (what 29,434 Bactrim users reported?) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is used in urinary tract infection.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 646 people who take Naproxen Sodium, Bactrim are studied

Naproxen Sodium, Bactrim outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Naproxen Sodium (naproxen)
- Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Naproxen Sodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Bactrim is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PyrexiaPruritusn/aEmotional DistressAnxietyAnxietyTachyarrhythmiaPain
PruritusInsomniaInjuryAgitationSuicide AttemptDyspepsiaAnxiety
InsomniaRespiratory FailurePainDepressionDepressionAcute Myocardial InfarctionInjury
RashDrug EruptionMyocardial InfarctionSuicidal IdeationAgitationArteriospasm CoronaryBack Pain
Renal Failure AcuteJaundiceDepressionBipolar DisorderAggressionWeight IncreasedArthralgia
Bone Marrow FailurePyrexiaThrombophlebitis SuperficialEmotional DistressPost-traumatic Stress DisorderMitral Valve IncompetenceDyspnoea
VomitingNauseaPathological GamblingInjuryIntentional OverdoseNeuralgiaNausea
NauseaInjuryAlcohol AbusePainHostilityTricuspid Valve IncompetenceEmotional Distress
White Blood Cell Count IncreasedDiarrhoeaObsessive-compulsive DisorderIrritabilityBorderline Personality DisorderSacroiliitisDepression
Mental Status ChangesEscherichia InfectionRespiratory DistressHostilityHallucination, AuditoryIntervertebral Disc DisplacementAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Naproxen Sodium is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Bactrim is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Back PainInjury
Urinary Tract InfectionDepression
ArthralgiaBack Pain
Emotional DistressRenal Failure Acute
DyspnoeaOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
NauseaEmotional Distress

Drug effectiveness by age :

Naproxen Sodium is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Bactrim is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Neural Tube DefectPyrexiaAbdominal Pain UpperNauseaPalpitationsChest PainAnxietyPain
Spina BifidaInfusion Related ReactionCholelithiasisPainHyperhidrosisInjuryPainAnxiety
TalipesBone Marrow FailureVomitingVomitingCoughNauseaBack PainWeight Decreased
MeningomyeloceleUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionCholecystitisCholecystitis ChronicDyspnoeaWeight IncreasedArthralgiaAnhedonia
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusChillsNauseaAbdominal Pain UpperNauseaArthralgiaOsteonecrosis Of JawBone Disorder
Congenital Central Nervous System AnomalyPneumocystis Jiroveci PneumoniaDiarrhoeaPulmonary EmbolismDizzinessDyspepsiaInjuryInjury
Congenital HydrocephalusHistiocytosis HaematophagicPainCholelithiasisTremorPruritusEmotional DistressOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
Abortion InducedWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedCholecystitis ChronicAbdominal PainMalaiseVomitingBone DisorderTooth Disorder
Cerebral HaemorrhageWeight DecreasedAnxietyCardiac Valve DiseaseMyalgiaAnaemiaBack Pain
Protein Urine PresentPain NosEmotional DistressDehydrationPainImpaired HealingSpinal Osteoarthritis

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Naproxen Sodium (naproxen) is often used to treat pain. Bactrim (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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