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Review: could Bactrim ds cause Atrial fibrillation?

We study 6,419 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Bactrim ds

Bactrim ds (latest outcomes from 6,902 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,446 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 6,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim ds. Among them, 87 people (1.36%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.02% of all the 393,735 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Bactrim ds reports

Time on Bactrim ds when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Bactrim ds * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.82%22.89%72.29%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Bactrim ds ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Heart rate irregular (12 people, 13.79%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (8 people, 9.20%)
  3. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (7 people, 8.05%)
  4. Urticaria (5 people, 5.75%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (54 people, 62.07%)
  2. Digoxin (35 people, 40.23%)
  3. Albuterol (32 people, 36.78%)
  4. Lasix (31 people, 35.63%)
  5. Coumadin (30 people, 34.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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