Review: could Bactrim cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
We study 28,141 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 941 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,466 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 427,622 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 28,123 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 941 people (3.35%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Bactrim when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||77.92%||11.69%||3.25%||2.60%||3.90%||0.65%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Bactrim * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||1.19%||5.46%||3.92%||12.47%||16.63%||16.98%||43.35% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (155 people, 16.47%)
- Hypertension (103 people, 10.95%)
- Multiple myeloma (77 people, 8.18%)
- Prophylaxis (77 people, 8.18%)
- Pain (66 people, 7.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bactrim ds (261 people, 27.74%)
- Lasix (160 people, 17.00%)
- Prednisone (124 people, 13.18%)
- Aspirin (122 people, 12.96%)
- Fluconazole (119 people, 12.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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