Review: could Bactrim cause Chest pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 27,992 people who take Bactrim. Among them, 873 have Chest pain. See who they are, when they have Chest pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,374 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Bactrim include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, anaemia, weakness.
Chest pain (latest reports from 902,688 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 27,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 852 people (3.14%) have Chest Pain.
Time on Bactrim when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||62.50%||14.29%||1.79%||5.36%||12.50%||0.00%||3.57% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Bactrim * :
|Chest pain||0.91%||0.52%||9.87%||9.61%||10.91%||25.19%||17.01%||25.97% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (99 people, 11.62%)
- Multiple myeloma (69 people, 8.10%)
- Hypertension (52 people, 6.10%)
- Urinary tract infection (44 people, 5.16%)
- Pain (40 people, 4.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bactrim ds (305 people, 35.80%)
- Aspirin (152 people, 17.84%)
- Prednisone (140 people, 16.43%)
- Coumadin (118 people, 13.85%)
- Lasix (107 people, 12.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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