Review: could Bactrim cause Rigors?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 27,992 people who take Bactrim. Among them, 628 have Rigors. See who they are, when they have Rigors and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,374 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Bactrim include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, anaemia, weakness.
Rigors (an episode of shaking or exaggerated shivering) (latest reports from 243,132 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Feb, 7, 2014: 27,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 615 people (2.27%) have Rigors.
Time on Bactrim when people have Rigors * :
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Age of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim * :
Severity of Rigors when taking Bactrim ** :
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How people recovered from Rigors ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (78 people, 12.68%)
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (24 people, 3.90%)
- Prophylaxis (24 people, 3.90%)
- Pain (21 people, 3.41%)
- Infection (15 people, 2.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bactrim ds (185 people, 30.08%)
- Prednisone (76 people, 12.36%)
- Acyclovir (71 people, 11.54%)
- Aspirin (51 people, 8.29%)
- Lasix (50 people, 8.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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