Who have Rigors with Bactrim?


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 Prednisone, and have Hiv infection . We study 29,713 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 578 have Rigors. Find out below who they are, when they have Rigors and more.

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Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 40,655 users)

Rigors

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 69,843 Rigors patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

29,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 578 people (1.95%) have Rigors


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Rigors?

Time on Bactrim when people have Rigors *:

  • < 1 month: 87.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 40.28 %
  • male: 59.72 %

Age of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.4 %
  • 2-9: 3.79 %
  • 10-19: 8.78 %
  • 20-29: 3.99 %
  • 30-39: 11.98 %
  • 40-49: 18.76 %
  • 50-59: 23.55 %
  • 60+: 28.74 %

Severity of Rigors **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rigors **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 33.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (68 people, 11.76%)
  • Acyclovir (50 people, 8.65%)
  • Zofran (45 people, 7.79%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 7.61%)
  • Ativan (43 people, 7.44%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Bactrim, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Preventive Health Care (29 people, 5.02%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fever (341 people, 59.00%)
  • Nausea (147 people, 25.43%)
  • Fatigue (124 people, 21.45%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (109 people, 18.86%)
  • Diarrhea (96 people, 16.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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