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Review: could Bactrim ds cause Irregular heartbeat (Heart palpitations)?

Summary: Irregular heartbeat is found among people who take Bactrim ds, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Hiv infection.

We study 6,431 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more.

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Bactrim ds

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

Trend of bactrim ds reports

Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 51,983 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

Trend of Irregular heartbeat reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 6,428 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim ds. Among them, 67 people (1.04%) have Irregular Heartbeat.

Trend of Irregular heartbeat in Bactrim ds reports

Time on Bactrim ds when people have Irregular heartbeat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irregular heartbeat100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Bactrim ds * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irregular heartbeat0.00%0.00%1.61%12.90%14.52%37.10%20.97%12.90%

Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Bactrim ds ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irregular heartbeat0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (8 people, 11.94%)
  2. Anxiety (8 people, 11.94%)
  3. Pain (7 people, 10.45%)
  4. Prophylaxis (7 people, 10.45%)
  5. Urinary tract infection (7 people, 10.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (16 people, 23.88%)
  2. Flexeril (15 people, 22.39%)
  3. Lasix (15 people, 22.39%)
  4. Reglan (14 people, 20.90%)
  5. Atenolol (13 people, 19.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Heart Pounding Or Racing, and takes Biotin)
    About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but ...

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    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Heart Pounding Or Racing, and takes Biotin)
    I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day ...

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  • Can sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds, raise or lower blood sugar.
    (Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Yeast Infection - Vagina, UTI - Acute, and takes Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim)
    Symptoms the last 10 days are chills, sweating, light fever (98.9 to 100) sometimes. General malaise, tired, poor sleep. Just depressed, because of the recurrent Infection that no antibiotics (supposedly the bacteria Klesiella-pneumoniae is Sensitive to all the antibiotics I have taken so far)has cl ...

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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%)
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?

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