Review: could Bactrim ds cause Muscle pain?
Summary: Muscle pain could be caused by Bactrim ds, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zithromax, and have Anxiety.
We study 6,350 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim ds from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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On Apr, 11, 2014: 6,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim ds. Among them, 132 people (2.08%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.03% of all the 500,355 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Bactrim ds when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||77.27%||9.09%||0.00%||4.55%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Bactrim ds * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||5.74%||9.02%||15.57%||43.44%||11.48%||14.75% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Bactrim ds ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (18 people, 13.64%)
- Hiv infection (16 people, 12.12%)
- Eczema (10 people, 7.58%)
- Oral disorder (8 people, 6.06%)
- Depression (5 people, 3.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zithromax (34 people, 25.76%)
- Percocet (34 people, 25.76%)
- Ativan (32 people, 24.24%)
- Cipro (31 people, 23.48%)
- Diflucan (31 people, 23.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
TThree days into taking Bactrim, I felt like got dropped from a sky scraper and hit the pavement. Not one part of my body doesn't hurt. I have a high pain tolerance, but this is unreal.
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