Bactrim ds and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Bactrim Ds, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 8,215 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA. Among them, 115 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Bactrim Ds

Bactrim ds has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim ds 9,104 users)

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,501 Atrial fibrillation patients).

On Feb, 14, 2017

8,215 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim Ds.
Among them, 115 people (1.4%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim ds cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Bactrim Ds when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Bactrim Ds *:

  • female: 42.98 %
  • male: 57.02 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Bactrim Ds *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.12 %
  • 50-59: 17.53 %
  • 60+: 78.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 11.30%)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (8 people, 6.96%)
  • Preventive Health Care (6 people, 5.22%)
  • Heart Rate Irregular (6 people, 5.22%)
  • Urticaria (5 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (33 people, 28.70%)
  • Digoxin (29 people, 25.22%)
  • Lasix (26 people, 22.61%)
  • Albuterol (26 people, 22.61%)
  • Allopurinol (22 people, 19.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (29 people, 25.22%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (24 people, 20.87%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (24 people, 20.87%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 20.00%)
  • Pain (23 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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