Review: could Bactrim cause Inflammation?


Inflammation 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 Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 23,609 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 180 have Inflammation. Find out below who they are, when they have Inflammation and more.

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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 39,555 users)


Inflammation has been reported by people with rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea, joint pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 26,045 Inflammation patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

23,609 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 180 people (0.76%) have Inflammation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Inflammation?

Time on Bactrim when people have Inflammation *:

  • < 1 month: 46.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Inflammation when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 57.87 %
  • male: 42.13 %

Age of people who have Inflammation when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.62 %
  • 2-9: 2.5 %
  • 10-19: 5.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.62 %
  • 30-39: 8.75 %
  • 40-49: 11.88 %
  • 50-59: 4.38 %
  • 60+: 61.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (33 people, 18.33%)
  • Breast Cancer (28 people, 15.56%)
  • Depression (21 people, 11.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (18 people, 10.00%)
  • Hiv Infection (17 people, 9.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (79 people, 43.89%)
  • Aredia (63 people, 35.00%)
  • Vioxx (49 people, 27.22%)
  • Prednisone (47 people, 26.11%)
  • Alprazolam (45 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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