Review: could Bactrim cause Rigors?


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 23,609 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 499 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 preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 31,923 users)

Rigors

Rigors (an episode of shaking or exaggerated shivering) has been reported by people with clostridium difficile colitis, hypotension, abdominal pain, cholestasis, alanine aminotransferase increased (latest reports from 53,914 Rigors patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

23,609 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 499 people (2.11%) have Rigors


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Rigors?

Time on Bactrim when people have Rigors *:

  • < 1 month: 88.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 38.49 %
  • male: 61.51 %

Age of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.12 %
  • 10-19: 9.84 %
  • 20-29: 3.66 %
  • 30-39: 11.9 %
  • 40-49: 18.31 %
  • 50-59: 24.03 %
  • 60+: 28.15 %

Severity if Rigors when taking Bactrim **:

  • 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 conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hiv Infection (53 people)
  • Pain (19 people)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (19 people)
  • Prophylaxis (17 people)
  • Infection (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (66 people)
  • Acyclovir (49 people)
  • Lasix (40 people)
  • Fluconazole (38 people)
  • Zofran (37 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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