Review: could Bactrim cause Genital Herpes?


Summary

Genital herpes is reported only by a few people who take Bactrim. We study 27,922 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Genital herpes. Find out below who they are, when they have Genital herpes 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 29,059 users)

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes (herpes infection of genital) has been reported by people with rashes, drug ineffective, itching, drug exposure during pregnancy, fatigue (latest reports from 1,885 Genital herpes patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

27,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Genital Herpes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Genital herpes?

Time on Bactrim when people have Genital Herpes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Genital Herpes when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Genital Herpes when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spasfon (2 people)
  • Lexomil (2 people)
  • Kaleorid (2 people)
  • Furosemide (2 people)
  • Certican (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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