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Review: could Bactrim ds cause Mental status changes?

We study 6,428 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 have Mental status changes. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental status changes and more.

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Bactrim ds

Bactrim ds (latest outcomes from 6,911 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Mental status changes

Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation) (latest reports from 112,688 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 6,428 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim ds. Among them, 80 people (1.24%) have Mental Status Changes.

Trend of Mental status changes in Bactrim ds reports

Time on Bactrim ds when people have Mental status changes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mental status changes75.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Mental status changes when taking Bactrim ds * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mental status changes0.00%0.00%3.57%0.00%1.19%28.57%23.81%42.86%

Severity of Mental status changes when taking Bactrim ds ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Mental status changes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (17 people, 21.25%)
  2. Hypertension (14 people, 17.50%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (11 people, 13.75%)
  4. Pain (10 people, 12.50%)
  5. Infection (9 people, 11.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Diflucan (31 people, 38.75%)
  2. Potassium chloride (27 people, 33.75%)
  3. Aranesp (26 people, 32.50%)
  4. Protonix (19 people, 23.75%)
  5. Clonidine (19 people, 23.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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