Review: could Bactrim cause Back pain?
We study 28,099 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 29,423 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Back pain (latest reports from 673,909 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 28,099 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 673,791 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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Linda VW on Jun, 28, 2014:
Was given Bactim tablets after cystoscopy and after taking 2, had a severe allergic reaction.
Tongue was swollen and metallic taste with throat closing up along with rash, hives all over my body.
Had to go to the ER to get steroid and Benedryl.
The ER doctor contacted my urologist and switched me to Cipro and took me off of Bactrim.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I have a small hiatus hernia which didn't hurt then 2 years later pain started in my sternum and upper centre back along with stomach pain and heartburn
From this study (4 weeks ago):
Tremors began after heart transplant.
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