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Review: could Bactrim cause Swelling face?

Summary: Swelling face could be caused by Bactrim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Bactrim ds, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 28,069 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 157 have Swelling face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling face and more.

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Bactrim

Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,388 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Swelling face

Swelling face (latest reports from 117,321 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 28,003 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 157 people (0.56%) have Swelling Face. They amount to 0.13% of all the 117,033 people who have Swelling Face on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swelling face in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Swelling face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling face90.91%0.00%9.09%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling face0.71%7.80%3.55%1.42%9.93%12.06%26.24%38.30%

Severity of Swelling face when taking Bactrim ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swelling face0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Swelling face ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swelling face0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (30 people, 19.11%)
  2. Urinary tract infection (18 people, 11.46%)
  3. Depression (17 people, 10.83%)
  4. Insomnia (17 people, 10.83%)
  5. Hypertension (16 people, 10.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bactrim ds (54 people, 34.39%)
  2. Aredia (46 people, 29.30%)
  3. Decadron (43 people, 27.39%)
  4. Prednisone (37 people, 23.57%)
  5. Zometa (34 people, 21.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

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