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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 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Bactrim ds, and have Hiv infection. We study 28,178 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 29,505 Bactrim users)

Chest pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,865 Chest pain patients)

On May, 3, 2015: 28,174 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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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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