Review: could Bactrim ds cause Heart attack?
Summary: Heart attack 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 Lasix, and have Hiv infection.
We study 6,439 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 has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 6,920 Bactrim ds users)
Heart attack has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 131,788 Heart attack patients)
On Feb, 7, 2015: 6,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim ds. Among them, 89 people (1.38%) have Heart Attack.
Time on Bactrim ds when people have Heart attack * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart attack||50.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Bactrim ds * :
|Heart attack||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.16%||31.63%||23.47%||36.73% |
Severity of Heart attack when taking Bactrim ds ** :
How people recovered from Heart attack ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (17 people, 19.10%)
- Heart rate irregular (6 people, 6.74%)
- Constipation (4 people, 4.49%)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (4 people, 4.49%)
- Haemorrhoids (4 people, 4.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (27 people, 30.34%)
- Zerit (25 people, 28.09%)
- Norvir (24 people, 26.97%)
- Aspirin (22 people, 24.72%)
- Epivir (21 people, 23.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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