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Review: could Bactrim cause Drug screen false positive?

We study 28,110 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 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 (latest outcomes from 29,441 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Drug screen false positive

Drug screen false positive (latest reports from 4,292 patients) has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 28,108 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Drug Screen False Positive. They amount to 0.05% of all the 4,277 people who have Drug Screen False Positive on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug screen false positive in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Drug screen false positive * :

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Age of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Bactrim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug screen false positive0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hiv test positive (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Neuropathy peripheral (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amprenavir (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Sustiva (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Epivir (2 people, 100.00%)
  4. Ritonavir (2 people, 100.00%)
  5. Viread (2 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Gerold on Aug, 20, 2013:

    I'm a white male that is 46 yrs old. I'm taking a antibiotic called trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. I'm on probation. Since I started taking this medicine I've been failing urine test for benzos. The only other meds I'm taking is janumet n vitimans. I never had a issue with these. I need some info on the antibiotics before I get in trouble with probation

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