Review: could Bactrim Ds cause Irregular Heartbeat?


Summary

Irregular heartbeat is found among people who take Bactrim Ds, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Urinary tract infection . We study 6,939 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA and social media. Among them, 73 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat 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 7,338 users)

Irregular Heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat has been reported by people with paraesthesia, hypotension, pain, breathing difficulty, weakness (latest reports from 58,984 Irregular heartbeat patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

6,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim Ds.
Among them, 73 people (1.05%) have Irregular Heartbeat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim ds cause Irregular heartbeat?

Time on Bactrim Ds when people have Irregular Heartbeat *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Bactrim Ds *:

  • female: 76.39 %
  • male: 23.61 %

Age of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Bactrim Ds *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.56 %
  • 20-29: 14.06 %
  • 30-39: 14.06 %
  • 40-49: 37.5 %
  • 50-59: 17.19 %
  • 60+: 15.62 %

Severity if Irregular Heartbeat when taking Bactrim Ds **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Irregular Heartbeat **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (9 people)
  • Hiv Infection (8 people)
  • Anxiety (8 people)
  • Prophylaxis (6 people)
  • Pain (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (16 people)
  • Ativan (16 people)
  • Reglan (14 people)
  • Flexeril (14 people)
  • Diflucan (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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