Review: could Bactrim cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue)?
Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness 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 Bactrim ds, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 28,170 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,472 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.
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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,495 Bactrim users)
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,643 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 28,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 1,471 people (5.22%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.
Time on Bactrim when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||68.85%||20.49%||4.10%||4.10%||0.00%||0.00%||2.46% |
Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Bactrim * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.29%||1.90%||6.07%||6.21%||11.62%||20.83%||18.27%||34.80% |
Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||52.94%||47.06%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (126 people, 8.57%)
- Hiv infection (114 people, 7.75%)
- Pain (73 people, 4.96%)
- Depression (64 people, 4.35%)
- Prophylaxis (54 people, 3.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bactrim ds (470 people, 31.95%)
- Prednisone (237 people, 16.11%)
- Aspirin (230 people, 15.64%)
- Zometa (209 people, 14.21%)
- Levaquin (197 people, 13.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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