Review: could Bactrim cause Rigors (Chills)?
Summary: Rigors 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 Bactrim ds, and have Hiv infection.
We study 28,170 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 631 have Rigors. Find out below who they are, when they have Rigors and more.
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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,495 Bactrim users)
Rigors (an episode of shaking or exaggerated shivering) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 45,597 Rigors patients)
On Feb, 6, 2015: 28,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 631 people (2.24%) have Rigors.
Time on Bactrim when people have Rigors * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim * :
Severity of Rigors when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Rigors ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (78 people, 12.36%)
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (24 people, 3.80%)
- Prophylaxis (24 people, 3.80%)
- Pain (21 people, 3.33%)
- Infection (15 people, 2.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bactrim ds (188 people, 29.79%)
- Prednisone (77 people, 12.20%)
- Acyclovir (72 people, 11.41%)
- Lasix (51 people, 8.08%)
- Aspirin (51 people, 8.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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