Bactrim and Rigors - from FDA reports
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 Prednisone, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Rigors with Bactrim. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42,323 people who have side effects when taking Bactrim from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 21, 2017
42,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 822 people (1.94%) have Rigors
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Rigors *:
- < 1 month: 87.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.28 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.75 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.75 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 42.75 %
- male: 57.25 %
Age of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 0.42 %
- 2-9: 2.81 %
- 10-19: 7.74 %
- 20-29: 4.92 %
- 30-39: 13.08 %
- 40-49: 18.71 %
- 50-59: 22.36 %
- 60+: 29.96 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care (44 people, 5.35%)
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (38 people, 4.62%)
- Multiple Myeloma (30 people, 3.65%)
- Pain (26 people, 3.16%)
- Nausea (19 people, 2.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (88 people, 10.71%)
- Acyclovir (73 people, 8.88%)
- Zofran (66 people, 8.03%)
- Tylenol (62 people, 7.54%)
- Lasix (60 people, 7.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (488 people, 59.37%)
- Nausea (220 people, 26.76%)
- Fatigue (178 people, 21.65%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (143 people, 17.40%)
- Diarrhea (136 people, 16.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Rigors when taking Bactrim?
Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 43,294 users)
Rigors (an episode of shaking or exaggerated shivering) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 73,329 Rigors patients).