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Review: could Bactrim cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?

We study 28,123 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 771 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Bactrim

Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,446 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 433,093 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 28,110 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 941 people (3.35%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure77.92%11.69%3.25%2.60%3.90%0.65%0.00%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Bactrim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.00%1.19%5.46%3.92%12.47%16.63%16.98%43.35%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Bactrim ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Renal failure0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (155 people, 16.47%)
  2. Hypertension (103 people, 10.95%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (77 people, 8.18%)
  4. Prophylaxis (77 people, 8.18%)
  5. Pain (66 people, 7.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bactrim ds (261 people, 27.74%)
  2. Lasix (160 people, 17.00%)
  3. Prednisone (124 people, 13.18%)
  4. Aspirin (122 people, 12.96%)
  5. Fluconazole (119 people, 12.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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