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Review: could Bactrim cause Clostridium difficile colitis?

Summary: 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 Nexium, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 28,174 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 128 have Clostridium difficile colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Clostridium difficile colitis 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 29,501 Bactrim users)

Clostridium difficile colitis

Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 3,640 Clostridium difficile colitis patients)

On Apr, 13, 2015: 28,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 128 people (0.45%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis.

Trend of Clostridium difficile colitis in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Clostridium difficile colitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Clostridium difficile colitis83.33%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Bactrim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Clostridium difficile colitis1.85%0.00%1.85%0.93%8.33%16.67%35.19%35.19%

Severity of Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Bactrim ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Clostridium difficile colitis0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Clostridium difficile colitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Clostridium difficile colitis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (25 people, 19.53%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 11.72%)
  3. T-cell lymphoma (11 people, 8.59%)
  4. Hypertension (9 people, 7.03%)
  5. Urinary tract infection (8 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (38 people, 29.69%)
  2. Protonix (37 people, 28.91%)
  3. Levaquin (34 people, 26.56%)
  4. Acyclovir (33 people, 25.78%)
  5. Diflucan (33 people, 25.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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