Review: could Bactrim cause Drug Screen False Positive?


Summary

Drug screen false positive is reported only by a few people who take Bactrim. We study 28,860 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

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Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 39,555 users)

Drug Screen False Positive

Drug screen false positive (latest reports from 1,788 Drug screen false positive patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

28,860 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Drug Screen False Positive


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Drug screen false positive?

Gender of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 33.33 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Hiv Test Positive (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Depression (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Xanax (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Valium (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Roxicodone (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Pyridium (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Drug Dependence (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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