Review: could Bactrim cause Pancreatitis?
Summary: Pancreatitis is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Bactrim ds, and have Hiv infection. We study 28,178 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 507 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,505 Bactrim users)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 31,822 Pancreatitis patients)
On Apr, 28, 2015: 28,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 507 people (1.80%) have Pancreatitis.
Time on Bactrim when people have Pancreatitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Bactrim * :
Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (127 people, 25.05%)
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (27 people, 5.33%)
- Prophylaxis (18 people, 3.55%)
- Multiple myeloma (18 people, 3.55%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 3.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bactrim ds (140 people, 27.61%)
- Kaletra (71 people, 14.00%)
- Diflucan (65 people, 12.82%)
- Fluconazole (58 people, 11.44%)
- Videx (57 people, 11.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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