Review: could Bactrim Ds cause Mental Status Changes?


Summary

Mental status changes 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 Diflucan, and have Hypertension . We study 8,225 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA and social media. Among them, 90 have Mental status changes. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental status changes 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 8,852 users)

Mental Status Changes

Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation) has been reported by people with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, hypotension, agitation, weakness, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 19,180 Mental status changes patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

8,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim Ds.
Among them, 90 people (1.09%) have Mental Status Changes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim ds cause Mental status changes?

Time on Bactrim Ds when people have Mental Status Changes *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mental Status Changes when taking Bactrim Ds *:

  • female: 43.82 %
  • male: 56.18 %

Age of people who have Mental Status Changes when taking Bactrim Ds *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.61 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.2 %
  • 40-49: 22.89 %
  • 50-59: 24.1 %
  • 60+: 48.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (15 people, 16.67%)
  • Pain (12 people, 13.33%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (11 people, 12.22%)
  • Hiv Infection (10 people, 11.11%)
  • Anaemia (7 people, 7.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Diflucan (23 people, 25.56%)
  • Aranesp (17 people, 18.89%)
  • Amoxicillin (17 people, 18.89%)
  • Protonix (14 people, 15.56%)
  • Prilosec (14 people, 15.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Renal Failure Acute (24 people, 26.67%)
  • Hypotension (21 people, 23.33%)
  • Nausea (20 people, 22.22%)
  • Vomiting (19 people, 21.11%)
  • Pyrexia (17 people, 18.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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