Bactrim and Lewy body dementia - from FDA reports


Summary

Lewy body dementia is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Coumadin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Lewy body dementia with Bactrim. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42,323 people who have side effects when taking Bactrim from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 30, 2017

42,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 57 people (0.13%) have Lewy body dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Lewy body dementia?

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: 47.37 %
  • male: 52.63 %

Age of people who have Lewy body dementia when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.85 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.92 %
  • 40-49: 17.31 %
  • 50-59: 5.77 %
  • 60+: 71.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (8 people, 14.04%)
  • Depression (7 people, 12.28%)
  • Insomnia (6 people, 10.53%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (5 people, 8.77%)
  • Hiv Infection (4 people, 7.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (11 people, 19.30%)
  • Xanax (9 people, 15.79%)
  • Digoxin (9 people, 15.79%)
  • Elavil (8 people, 14.04%)
  • Effexor (8 people, 14.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (21 people, 36.84%)
  • Confusional State (18 people, 31.58%)
  • Weakness (17 people, 29.82%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (15 people, 26.32%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (13 people, 22.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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