Bactrim and Chest pain - from FDA reports
Chest pain is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Chest pain with Bactrim. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 41,059 people who have side effects when taking Bactrim from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 01, 2017
41,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 1,132 people (2.76%) have Chest Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Chest Pain *:
- < 1 month: 75.38 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.15 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.54 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.62 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.77 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 1.54 %
Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 50.86 %
- male: 49.14 %
Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 0.74 %
- 2-9: 0.95 %
- 10-19: 8.55 %
- 20-29: 9.08 %
- 30-39: 11.19 %
- 40-49: 23.76 %
- 50-59: 16.26 %
- 60+: 29.46 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (106 people, 9.36%)
- Hiv Infection (87 people, 7.69%)
- Pain (72 people, 6.36%)
- High Blood Pressure (69 people, 6.10%)
- Preventive Health Care (55 people, 4.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (159 people, 14.05%)
- Lasix (126 people, 11.13%)
- Coumadin (120 people, 10.60%)
- Diflucan (114 people, 10.07%)
- Aredia (111 people, 9.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (344 people, 30.39%)
- Nausea (290 people, 25.62%)
- Fatigue (259 people, 22.88%)
- Back Pain (238 people, 21.02%)
- Dizziness (231 people, 20.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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