Review: could Bactrim cause Swelling Face?


Swelling face is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 23,610 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Swelling face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling face and more.

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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 32,750 users)

Swelling Face

Swelling face has been reported by people with swallowing difficulty, eye swelling, itching, epilepsy, insomnia (latest reports from 23,766 Swelling face patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

23,610 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 133 people (0.56%) have Swelling Face

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Swelling face?

Time on Bactrim when people have Swelling Face *:

  • < 1 month: 81.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Swelling Face when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 61.07 %
  • male: 38.93 %

Age of people who have Swelling Face when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.95 %
  • 2-9: 11.43 %
  • 10-19: 1.9 %
  • 20-29: 2.86 %
  • 30-39: 11.43 %
  • 40-49: 12.38 %
  • 50-59: 20.95 %
  • 60+: 38.1 %

Severity if Swelling Face when taking Bactrim **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Swelling Face **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people)
  • Depression (15 people)
  • Insomnia (14 people)
  • Hiv Infection (13 people)
  • Hypertension (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aredia (35 people)
  • Decadron (27 people)
  • Zithromax (24 people)
  • Velcade (24 people)
  • Revlimid (23 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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