Bactrim and Renal failure - from FDA reports
Renal failure 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 Lasix, and have Hiv infection . We study 38,505 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA. Among them, 976 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure 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 40,678 users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,171 Renal failure patients).
On Feb, 03, 2017
38,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 976 people (2.53%) have Renal Failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Renal Failure *:
- < 1 month: 73.17 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.41 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.49 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.44 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.44 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.22 %
- 10+ years: 1.83 %
Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 43.59 %
- male: 56.41 %
Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.08 %
- 10-19: 5.74 %
- 20-29: 3.66 %
- 30-39: 10.62 %
- 40-49: 13.68 %
- 50-59: 18.32 %
- 60+: 45.91 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hiv Infection (139 people, 14.24%)
- High Blood Pressure (117 people, 11.99%)
- Multiple Myeloma (111 people, 11.37%)
- Preventive Health Care (103 people, 10.55%)
- Pain (79 people, 8.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (148 people, 15.16%)
- Prednisone (114 people, 11.68%)
- Dexamethasone (99 people, 10.14%)
- Neurontin (97 people, 9.94%)
- Aspirin (92 people, 9.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (157 people, 16.09%)
- Anaemia (151 people, 15.47%)
- Fever (143 people, 14.65%)
- Thrombocytopenia (132 people, 13.52%)
- Pneumonia (132 people, 13.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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