Review: could Bactrim cause Headaches (Headache)?
Summary: Headaches is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Bactrim ds, and have Hiv infection.
We study 28,174 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,283 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,505 Bactrim users)
Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,958 Headaches patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 28,170 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 963 people (3.42%) have Headaches.
Time on Bactrim when people have Headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Bactrim * :
Severity of Headaches when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (100 people, 10.38%)
- Hypertension (94 people, 9.76%)
- Pain (62 people, 6.44%)
- Multiple myeloma (62 people, 6.44%)
- Prophylaxis (58 people, 6.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bactrim ds (250 people, 25.96%)
- Prednisone (142 people, 14.75%)
- Aredia (113 people, 11.73%)
- Ambien (109 people, 11.32%)
- Levaquin (108 people, 11.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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