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Review: could Bactrim ds cause Heart attack?

Summary: Heart attack could be caused by Bactrim ds, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Hiv infection.

We study 6,406 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.

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Bactrim ds

Bactrim ds (latest outcomes from 6,884 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Heart attack

Heart attack (latest reports from 629,729 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, acupuncture and pain, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 6,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim ds. Among them, 89 people (1.40%) have Heart Attack. They amount to 0.01% of all the 629,083 people who have Heart Attack on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heart attack in Bactrim ds reports

Time on Bactrim ds when people have Heart attack * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart attack50.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Bactrim ds * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart attack0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.16%31.63%23.47%36.73%

Severity of Heart attack when taking Bactrim ds ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Heart attack ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (17 people, 19.10%)
  2. Heart rate irregular (6 people, 6.74%)
  3. Constipation (4 people, 4.49%)
  4. Acute myeloid leukaemia (4 people, 4.49%)
  5. Haemorrhoids (4 people, 4.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (27 people, 30.34%)
  2. Zerit (25 people, 28.09%)
  3. Norvir (24 people, 26.97%)
  4. Aspirin (22 people, 24.72%)
  5. Epivir (21 people, 23.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.
    Have had quadruple heart bypass,AAA,permanent thrombosis in leg from vein harvest, double (saddlebag) pulmonary emboli.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Causing weight loss, reduced appetite, lethargy

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