Bactrim and Clostridium difficile colitis - from FDA reports
Clostridium difficile colitis 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 Levaquin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Clostridium difficile colitis 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, 05, 2017
41,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 175 people (0.43%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Clostridium Difficile Colitis *:
- < 1 month: 57.89 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Clostridium Difficile Colitis when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 46.15 %
- male: 53.85 %
Age of people who have Clostridium Difficile Colitis when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 2.11 %
- 2-9: 1.41 %
- 10-19: 2.82 %
- 20-29: 1.41 %
- 30-39: 7.75 %
- 40-49: 16.2 %
- 50-59: 30.99 %
- 60+: 37.32 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (36 people, 20.57%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (21 people, 12.00%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (13 people, 7.43%)
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 6.86%)
- T-Cell Lymphoma (11 people, 6.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Levaquin (42 people, 24.00%)
- Nexium (41 people, 23.43%)
- Zometa (39 people, 22.29%)
- Protonix (39 people, 22.29%)
- Aredia (39 people, 22.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (37 people, 21.14%)
- Pneumonia (36 people, 20.57%)
- Osteomyelitis (36 people, 20.57%)
- Anaemia (34 people, 19.43%)
- Breathing Difficulty (32 people, 18.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am suffering from short term memory loss after taking the antibiotic Bactrim. When I tell my doctor about the systems they tell me I do not know what I am talking about. As anyone had the same happen?
I've been taking Bactrim for 1 week. 5th day. I had irregular and fast heartbeat, tiredness, dizziness. I stopped taking it 2 day. Still have the symptom. What do I have to do? Will it go away? Thanks.
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