Bactrim and Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Headaches with Bactrim. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,505 people who have side effects when taking Bactrim from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 21, 2017

38,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 1,286 people (3.34%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Headaches?

Time on Bactrim when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 70.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.61 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 58.32 %
  • male: 41.68 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 3.4 %
  • 10-19: 10.39 %
  • 20-29: 7.93 %
  • 30-39: 11.8 %
  • 40-49: 21.72 %
  • 50-59: 19.64 %
  • 60+: 24.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (119 people, 9.25%)
  • Pain (96 people, 7.47%)
  • Hiv Infection (96 people, 7.47%)
  • Preventive Health Care (80 people, 6.22%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (79 people, 6.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (149 people, 11.59%)
  • Ambien (129 people, 10.03%)
  • Levaquin (125 people, 9.72%)
  • Xanax (119 people, 9.25%)
  • Aredia (119 people, 9.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (423 people, 32.89%)
  • Fever (335 people, 26.05%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (320 people, 24.88%)
  • Dizziness (298 people, 23.17%)
  • Fatigue (275 people, 21.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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