Bactrim and Death - from FDA reports
Death 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 Prednisone, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Death 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 Oct, 21, 2017
42,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 908 people (2.15%) have Death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Death *:
- < 1 month: 35.87 %
- 1 - 6 months: 35.87 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.52 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.3 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.26 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.17 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Death when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 41.13 %
- male: 58.87 %
Age of people who have Death when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 1.98 %
- 2-9: 1.22 %
- 10-19: 1.52 %
- 20-29: 1.98 %
- 30-39: 7.16 %
- 40-49: 12.65 %
- 50-59: 17.53 %
- 60+: 55.95 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (169 people, 18.61%)
- Preventive Health Care (81 people, 8.92%)
- Hiv Infection (75 people, 8.26%)
- Pain (43 people, 4.74%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (34 people, 3.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (120 people, 13.22%)
- Lasix (113 people, 12.44%)
- Revlimid (99 people, 10.90%)
- Decadron (98 people, 10.79%)
- Dexamethasone (81 people, 8.92%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (115 people, 12.67%)
- Fatigue (108 people, 11.89%)
- Breathing Difficulty (102 people, 11.23%)
- Weakness (89 people, 9.80%)
- Stress And Anxiety (84 people, 9.25%)
* 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?
User reviews to the study
My husband was a healthy 78 yr old man, never sick in the 48 yrs we were married. He got ulcerative colitis and was given Lialda,3 pills a day. Within 3 months it totally destroyed his white blood cells and literally killed him! Every Dr imaginable, including CDC tried to save him but it was ...
My only child died 19 days after giving birth to my only grandchild. My daughter was only 20 years old and healthy for the most part as I thought the headaches, and weight gain, mood swings. acne, excessive yeast, and bladder infections, Blurred vision. Ultimately Bre died from 2 massive brain ...
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 ...