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Review: could Bactrim ds cause Jaundice?

Summary: Jaundice could be caused by Bactrim ds, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Acyclovir, and have Depression.

We study 6,406 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Jaundice. Find out below who they are, when they have Jaundice 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.

Jaundice

Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes) (latest reports from 95,275 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, hiv infection, depression, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 6,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim ds. Among them, 113 people (1.78%) have Jaundice. They amount to 0.12% of all the 95,049 people who have Jaundice on eHealthMe.

Trend of Jaundice in Bactrim ds reports

Time on Bactrim ds when people have Jaundice * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Jaundice96.15%3.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Jaundice when taking Bactrim ds * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Jaundice1.02%0.00%4.08%4.08%20.41%16.33%25.51%28.57%

Severity of Jaundice when taking Bactrim ds ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Jaundice0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Jaundice ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Jaundice100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (8 people, 7.08%)
  2. Hiv infection (6 people, 5.31%)
  3. Hormone replacement therapy (6 people, 5.31%)
  4. Menopause (6 people, 5.31%)
  5. Sleep disorder (6 people, 5.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acyclovir (15 people, 13.27%)
  2. Premarin (13 people, 11.50%)
  3. Nexium (13 people, 11.50%)
  4. Prozac (12 people, 10.62%)
  5. Crixivan (11 people, 9.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Had very high liver enzymes just days after taking Bactrim DS & Ibuprofen 800 mg together for 2 weeks. Had dark urine & vomiting while taking meds. Had gallbladder removed and had trouble with blood clotting after surgery. Needed several blood transfusions due to blood clotting issues. Now have on going diarrhea, weight loss, pain and lethargy.

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