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 41,059 people who have side effects when taking Bactrim from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

41,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 1,363 people (3.32%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Headaches?

Time on Bactrim when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 69.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.6 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.02 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.57 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 58.57 %
  • male: 41.43 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 3.35 %
  • 10-19: 10.22 %
  • 20-29: 7.78 %
  • 30-39: 11.66 %
  • 40-49: 21.52 %
  • 50-59: 19.53 %
  • 60+: 25.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (121 people, 8.88%)
  • Pain (100 people, 7.34%)
  • Hiv Infection (99 people, 7.26%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (83 people, 6.09%)
  • Preventive Health Care (81 people, 5.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (149 people, 10.93%)
  • Ambien (133 people, 9.76%)
  • Levaquin (126 people, 9.24%)
  • Xanax (122 people, 8.95%)
  • Aredia (119 people, 8.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (445 people, 32.65%)
  • Fever (346 people, 25.39%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (333 people, 24.43%)
  • Dizziness (310 people, 22.74%)
  • Fatigue (295 people, 21.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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