Review: could Bactrim cause Tendon Rupture?


Summary

Tendon rupture is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Levaquin, and have Prophylaxis . We study 28,860 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Tendon rupture. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendon rupture 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 39,555 users)

Tendon Rupture

Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) has been reported by people with hypoaesthesia, constipation, drug ineffective, paraesthesia, arrhythmias (latest reports from 8,842 Tendon rupture patients).

On Sep, 14, 2016

28,860 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 21 people (0.07%) have Tendon Rupture


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Tendon rupture?

Time on Bactrim when people have Tendon Rupture *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tendon Rupture when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 45 %
  • male: 55 %

Age of people who have Tendon Rupture when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.53 %
  • 50-59: 36.84 %
  • 60+: 52.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prophylaxis (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Pneumonia (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Constipation (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Pain (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 19.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Levaquin (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Fish Oil (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Aredia (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Aspirin (4 people, 19.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Plasmacytoma (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Atrophy (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome (3 people, 14.29%)
  • Pain In Extremity (3 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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