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 42,323 people who have side effects when taking Bactrim from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
42,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 179 people (0.42%) 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: 45.66 %
- male: 54.34 %
Age of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 2.05 %
- 2-9: 1.37 %
- 10-19: 3.42 %
- 20-29: 1.37 %
- 30-39: 7.53 %
- 40-49: 16.44 %
- 50-59: 30.14 %
- 60+: 37.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (37 people, 20.67%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (21 people, 11.73%)
- Pain (12 people, 6.70%)
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 6.70%)
- T-Cell Lymphoma (11 people, 6.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Levaquin (43 people, 24.02%)
- Nexium (42 people, 23.46%)
- Zometa (40 people, 22.35%)
- Protonix (39 people, 21.79%)
- Aredia (39 people, 21.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (37 people, 20.67%)
- Pneumonia (36 people, 20.11%)
- Osteomyelitis (36 people, 20.11%)
- Anaemia (34 people, 18.99%)
- Breathing Difficulty (33 people, 18.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Could this cause a decrease of GFR and elevated creatinine? Hemolysis index was also elevated. I was only on Bactrim 2 days and used to be able to tolerate it. This time I was in the ER because of shakiness, dizziness, poor cognition. They found my GFR was 48 - one month ago it was normal. ...
I am 27 and have been on Bactrim for about 7 weeks due to a Staph Infection after a Felon in my finger. I have lost 25lbs in this time and it is starting to worry me. I haven't weighed 175lb since the 7th grade. Anyone have any insight or experiences like this on Bactrim?
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.
User reviews to the study
I just realized on Monday that Bactrim is the reason for my encephalitis. I would like to file a law suit but it seems to statute of limitations is up. With a brain injury as severe as mine that doesn't seem right Especially when I had not put the tow together until Monday.
Hi, my husband who is 73 years old is taking predisone for ITP and autoimmune hemolytic anemia since October 31, 2016 one tab 3 times a week. On January 7, 2017 he developed Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis. They think the vasculitis may have been brought on by the Bactrim. The hematologist is ...
I took Bactrim for less than a week back in mid November 2016. Its now about 3 months later. Experienced a whole host of sympoms not unlike MS. Brain MRI came back clear as did blood work and test for Lyme. The parastesias, loss of sensation throughout my whole body, depression and constipation ...