Could Bactrim cause Headaches - from FDA reports
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 . We study 38,505 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA. Among them, 1,286 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 Bactrim 40,667 users)
Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,080 Headaches patients).
On Dec, 19, 2016
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:
Time on Bactrim when people have Headaches *:
- < 1 month: 70.3 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.79 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.24 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.21 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.85 %
- 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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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