Could Bactrim cause 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 Hiv infection . We study 38,505 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA. Among them, 786 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 Bactrim 40,667 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 69,865 Rigors patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
38,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 786 people (2.04%) have Rigors
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Rigors *:
- < 1 month: 86.89 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.48 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.82 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.82 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 42.43 %
- male: 57.57 %
Age of people who have Rigors when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 0.29 %
- 2-9: 2.79 %
- 10-19: 7.93 %
- 20-29: 4.85 %
- 30-39: 12.78 %
- 40-49: 19.09 %
- 50-59: 22.47 %
- 60+: 29.81 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hiv Infection (76 people, 9.67%)
- Preventive Health Care (40 people, 5.09%)
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (35 people, 4.45%)
- Multiple Myeloma (28 people, 3.56%)
- Pain (25 people, 3.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (88 people, 11.20%)
- Acyclovir (73 people, 9.29%)
- Zofran (64 people, 8.14%)
- Tylenol (60 people, 7.63%)
- Lasix (60 people, 7.63%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (466 people, 59.29%)
- Nausea (212 people, 26.97%)
- Fatigue (169 people, 21.50%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (139 people, 17.68%)
- Diarrhea (131 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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