Lewy body dementia 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 Coumadin, and have Depression . We study 23,609 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Lewy body dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Lewy body dementia 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 32,750 users)
Lewy body dementia (a nerve cell protein induced a loss of mental ability severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living) has been reported by people with death, agitation, weakness, drowsiness, pneumonia (latest reports from 13,833 Lewy body dementia patients).
On Aug, 28, 2016
23,609 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 25 people (0.11%) have Lewy Body Dementia
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I've been taking Bactrim for 1 week. 5th day. I had irregular and fast heartbeat, tiredness, dizziness. I stopped taking it 2 day. Still have the symptom. What do I have to do? Will it go away? Thanks.
My husband's Lewy Body dementia is still at the mild stage. Right now the fatigue, disorientation, hallucinations are manageable. He would like to do something about the swollen ankles but find it imposibl to put on compression stockings. We are looking for alternatives.
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Hi My father 72 years old has been taking Xeloda for the past 3 weeks and we have suddenly seen that his mental condition has degenerated. He is showing dementia like symptoms. Has anybody seen or experienced something similar. Do the symptoms go away if we stop the medication
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I have been dealing with dementia problems for decades, now that I was diagnosed with Ess.Thrombo and being treated, the dementia seems to be improving. Has anyone else found this to be true? Thanks, Ginny
Hi, I am Maggie. And this is my current situation.. May 30th 2016, I was diagnosed with flu type B. I was given tamiflu and promethozine... Neither I had taken before...( before all this I had mild anxiety but was able to function without meds) I was Leary about taking them. But I did... I was ...
My husband has Lewy Body dementia. He has jusrt turned 60 and I am hearing about the use of Vitamin D3 and Alps tumeric cucurmin for Alzheimer's but scxared to try with reactions to medications. He does take namenda and aricept. Would appreciate any help. Thank you
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