Bactrim and Lewy body dementia - from FDA reports
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 Multiple myeloma . We study 38,505 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA. Among them, 43 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 urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 40,674 users)
Lewy Body Dementia
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 osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 18,315 Lewy body dementia patients).
On Jan, 20, 2017
38,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 43 people (0.11%) have Lewy Body Dementia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Lewy Body Dementia *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Lewy Body Dementia when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 58.14 %
- male: 41.86 %
Age of people who have Lewy Body Dementia when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.63 %
- 40-49: 18.42 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 78.95 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (8 people, 18.60%)
- Depression (7 people, 16.28%)
- Insomnia (6 people, 13.95%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (5 people, 11.63%)
- Hiv Infection (4 people, 9.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Coumadin (11 people, 25.58%)
- Digoxin (9 people, 20.93%)
- Xanax (8 people, 18.60%)
- Elavil (8 people, 18.60%)
- Colace (8 people, 18.60%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Urinary Tract Infection (18 people, 41.86%)
- Fatigue (18 people, 41.86%)
- Confusional State (18 people, 41.86%)
- Weakness (16 people, 37.21%)
- Oedema Peripheral (15 people, 34.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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