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Review: could Bactrim cause Chest pain?

Summary: Chest pain is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Bactrim ds, and have Hiv infection.

We study 28,160 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 875 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,484 Bactrim users)

Chest pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,788 Chest pain patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 28,154 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 875 people (3.11%) have Chest Pain.

Trend of Chest pain in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain65.00%13.33%1.67%5.00%11.67%0.00%3.33%

Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Bactrim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.88%0.50%9.84%9.84%10.84%25.09%17.28%25.73%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Bactrim ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (100 people, 11.43%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (70 people, 8.00%)
  3. Hypertension (55 people, 6.29%)
  4. Urinary tract infection (46 people, 5.26%)
  5. Pain (40 people, 4.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bactrim ds (309 people, 35.31%)
  2. Aspirin (152 people, 17.37%)
  3. Prednisone (142 people, 16.23%)
  4. Coumadin (120 people, 13.71%)
  5. Lasix (107 people, 12.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can the use of triamcinolone ointment on the eyelids, nose, and side of mouth cause headache, uneven heartbeat and aura
    Started noticing slight chest pain, small tension like headaches and auras after a year and half, did not apply everyday, maybe on average once ever week or two for a year and a half
  • Can my symptoms actually pinpoint a cause/condition? (1 answer)
    I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & the daily having to pluck hairs it's insane. I'm in fantastic shape(used to be double my weight & now I'm 100lbs), the best looking I've ever been with a incredibly good looking husband & a wonderful family. My issues seem to detour a lot of things & while I'm young I'd like to get this solved or some type of solution to even maintain myself, not looking for a miracle, but would really appreciate answers.
  • Can sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds, raise or lower blood sugar. (1 answer)
    Symptoms the last 10 days are chills, sweating, light fever (98.9 to 100) sometimes. General malaise, tired, poor sleep. Just depressed, because of the recurrent Infection that no antibiotics (supposedly the bacteria Klesiella-pneumoniae is Sensitive to all the antibiotics I have taken so far)has cleared this stuborn condition.
  • How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?
  • What can i do about nausea from generic bactrim (1 answer)
    I want to know what I can do to combat nausea from this drug

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  • Interaction between bactrim & vit c
    I drank one tablet of bactrim with glass of vit C (1 tablet), after 5 minutes I became red (face & eyes) with high tachycardia and high pressure in the ears.

    After 15 minutes I observed differents red points on the skin (hand, arms & legs).



    I would like to inform you that I took in the past bactrim and vit C but separately, never both in the same moment.

    I was afraid to have an internal emoragy, I provoked the vomiting to eliminate everything in my stomach.

    Affer 10 minutes the situation became normal and pressure returned normal.



    I took 1 tablet of antistaminc for allergy and the red points eliminated.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • D Ayers on Apr, 16, 2010:

    The headache began within hours of taking the Bactrim. Not sure if the interaction of the Pristiq and Bactrim are related but four days were spent in the hospital with no specific diagnosis. General practitioner referred patient to neurologist.

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