Review: could Bactrim cause Back pain?
We study 28,110 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 798 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,434 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Back pain (latest reports from 674,789 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 28,108 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 798 people (2.84%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.12% of all the 674,468 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Bactrim when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||68.57%||28.57%||0.00%||2.86%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Bactrim * :
|Back pain||0.28%||0.85%||9.31%||8.18%||9.17%||22.43%||15.23%||34.56% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (99 people, 12.41%)
- Pain (70 people, 8.77%)
- Anxiety (52 people, 6.52%)
- Hiv infection (51 people, 6.39%)
- Osteoporosis (47 people, 5.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (225 people, 28.20%)
- Bactrim ds (223 people, 27.94%)
- Aredia (208 people, 26.07%)
- Levaquin (136 people, 17.04%)
- Aspirin (135 people, 16.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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