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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 6,434 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 has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim ds 6,915 users)

Heart attack

Heart attack has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Heart attack 130,932 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 6,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim ds. Among them, 89 people (1.38%) have Heart Attack.

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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    (Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Yeast Infection - Vagina, UTI - Acute, and takes Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim)
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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Psoriasis, and takes Daptomycin, Bactrim, Levaquin, Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Clindamycin Phosphate In Dextrose 5%)
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    (Asked by a 62 year old man who has Sleepiness - During The Day, Shaking Hands, Feeling Of Being Pulled Backwords, Feelings Of Worthlessness, Hand Grasping , Hand Tremor, Extremely Short Term Memory Loss, Slow Thought Expression, Intermittent Low Grade Fever, and takes Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Lasix, Eplerenone)
    I have had 2 attacks which included: Intermittent Low Grade Fever, Hand Tremor, Hand Grasping , and Feelings Of Worthlessness. I have osteopenia and chronic liver cirrhosis.

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