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Review: could Bactrim cause Pancreatitis?





Summary: Pancreatitis is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Bactrim ds, and have Hiv infection.

We study 28,147 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

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 29,475 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Pancreatitis 31,685 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 28,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 507 people (1.80%) have Pancreatitis.

Trend of Pancreatitis in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Pancreatitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pancreatitis69.44%27.78%0.00%0.00%2.78%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Bactrim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis0.84%6.11%9.68%6.53%18.32%28.84%13.89%15.79%

Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Bactrim ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pancreatitis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pancreatitis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (127 people, 25.05%)
  2. Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (27 people, 5.33%)
  3. Prophylaxis (18 people, 3.55%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (18 people, 3.55%)
  5. Hypertension (16 people, 3.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bactrim ds (140 people, 27.61%)
  2. Kaletra (71 people, 14.00%)
  3. Diflucan (65 people, 12.82%)
  4. Fluconazole (58 people, 11.44%)
  5. Videx (57 people, 11.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds, raise or lower blood sugar. (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Yeast Infection - Vagina, UTI - Acute, and takes Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim)
    Symptoms the last 10 days are chills, sweating, light fever (98.9 to 100) sometimes. General malaise, tired, poor sleep. Just depressed, because of the recurrent Infection that no antibiotics (supposedly the bacteria Klesiella-pneumoniae is Sensitive to all the antibiotics I have taken so far)has cleared this stuborn condition.
  • How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Psoriasis, and takes Daptomycin, Bactrim, Levaquin, Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Clindamycin Phosphate In Dextrose 5%)
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?
  • What can i do about nausea from generic bactrim (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 77 year old woman who has Nausea, and takes Bactrim Ds)
    I want to know what I can do to combat nausea from this drug
  • Can fever be caused by parkinson's disease (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 62 year old man who has Sleepiness - During The Day, Shaking Hands, Feeling Of Being Pulled Backwords, Feelings Of Worthlessness, Hand Grasping , Hand Tremor, Extremely Short Term Memory Loss, Slow Thought Expression, Intermittent Low Grade Fever, and takes Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Lasix, Eplerenone)
    I have had 2 attacks which included: Intermittent Low Grade Fever, Hand Tremor, Hand Grasping , and Feelings Of Worthlessness. I have osteopenia and chronic liver cirrhosis.
  • I want to try a turmeric tonic for abscesses caused by staph. i am on bactrim ds and an concerned of the interactions. does anyone have advice or other remedies i could try? (2 answers)
    (Asked by a 31 year old woman who has Infection - Skin - Staph, and takes Bactrim Ds, Turmeric)
    I have 5 pretty bad abscesses from the staph infection. 3 of them finally started to drain but two are big and painful with no head. I have tried warm compresses, cannabis oil, alcohol wipes, and an Apple Cider Vinegar/baking soda paste. If I don't get them to drain I'll have to have them lanced this week. I read about a turmeric tonic that cured someone's staph, but I don't know the severity of her infection or if she was on antibiotics at the time.

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    (Posted by a 35 year old woman who has Severe Abdominal Pain For Months, and takes Bactrim)
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    (Posted by a 34 year old woman who has Sever Knee An Muscle Pain, and takes Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim)
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  • Interaction between bactrim & vit c
    (Posted by a 41 year old man who has Tachycardia Paroxysmal, and takes Bactrim)
    I drank one tablet of bactrim with glass of vit C (1 tablet), after 5 minutes I became red (face & eyes) with high tachycardia and high pressure in the ears.

    After 15 minutes I observed differents red points on the skin (hand, arms & legs).



    I would like to inform you that I took in the past bactrim and vit C but separately, never both in the same moment.

    I was afraid to have an internal emoragy, I provoked the vomiting to eliminate everything in my stomach.

    Affer 10 minutes the situation became normal and pressure returned normal.



    I took 1 tablet of antistaminc for allergy and the red points eliminated.

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