Bactrim side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Bactrim side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Bactrim. The review is based on 41,082 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 43,294 users)

On Jul, 11, 2017

41,082 people who take Bactrim are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Bactrim side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • rash
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure acute
  • rash maculo-papular
  • urticaria
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • pancytopenia
1 - 6 months:
  • vomiting
  • agranulocytosis
  • pyrexia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • neutropenia
  • pancytopenia
  • death
  • rash maculo-papular
  • renal failure acute
6 - 12 months:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • renal impairment
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • neutropenia
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • neuroendocrine carcinoma
  • post procedural haematoma
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • prostate cancer
1 - 2 years:
  • death
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • urinary sediment abnormal
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • hepatotoxicity
  • pain in jaw
  • sepsis
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
2 - 5 years:
  • renal failure acute
  • syncope
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • death
  • neutropenia
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • abortion spontaneous
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • agranulocytosis
5 - 10 years:
  • weight decreased
  • tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • pulmonary embolism
  • scleroderma
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • candidiasis
  • death
10+ years:
  • renal failure
  • anaemia
  • anal cancer
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • arthralgia
  • dehydration
  • hernia obstructive
  • hiv wasting syndrome
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • poor quality sleep
not specified:
  • vomiting
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • death
  • weight increased
  • rash

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • vomiting
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • weight increased
  • rash
  • renal failure acute
  • pulmonary embolism
male:
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • neutropenia
  • death
  • rash
  • renal failure

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • neutropenia
  • neutropenia neonatal
  • premature baby
  • speech disorder
  • thrombocytopenia
  • small for dates baby
  • thrombocythaemia
  • thrombocytopenia neonatal
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • neutropenia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • febrile bone marrow aplasia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • rash
  • urticaria
  • respiratory distress
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • thrombocytopenia
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • weight increased
  • urticaria
  • tremor
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • thrombocytopenia
  • neutropenia
  • rash
  • weight increased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • agitation
30-39:
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • weakness
  • osteonecrosis
  • weight increased
40-49:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • weight increased
  • renal failure acute
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • pancytopenia
  • rash
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • thrombocytopenia
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • neutropenia
  • rash
  • pancytopenia
60+:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • weight decreased
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • death
  • pancytopenia
  • renal failure

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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