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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 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Neuropathy peripheral.

We study 28,147 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 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 urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 29,475 users)

Tendon rupture

Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) has been reported by people with sinusitis, bronchitis, urinary tract infection, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Tendon rupture 6,453 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 28,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 18 people (0.06%) have Tendon Rupture.

Trend of Tendon rupture in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Tendon rupture * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tendon rupture100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tendon rupture0.00%0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%16.67%16.67%55.56%

Severity of Tendon rupture when taking Bactrim ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tendon rupture0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tendon rupture ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tendon rupture0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Neuropathy peripheral (3 people, 16.67%)
  2. Cardiac disorder (3 people, 16.67%)
  3. Pain (3 people, 16.67%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (3 people, 16.67%)
  5. Bone disorder (3 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (6 people, 33.33%)
  2. Bactrim ds (5 people, 27.78%)
  3. Levaquin (5 people, 27.78%)
  4. Multi-vitamin (3 people, 16.67%)
  5. Aspirin (3 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Psoriasis, and takes Daptomycin, Bactrim, Levaquin, Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Clindamycin Phosphate In Dextrose 5%)
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?
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  • What can i do about nausea from generic bactrim (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 77 year old woman who has Nausea, and takes Bactrim Ds)
    I want to know what I can do to combat nausea from this drug
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    I have had 2 attacks which included: Intermittent Low Grade Fever, Hand Tremor, Hand Grasping , and Feelings Of Worthlessness. I have osteopenia and chronic liver cirrhosis.
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  • I want to try a turmeric tonic for abscesses caused by staph. i am on bactrim ds and an concerned of the interactions. does anyone have advice or other remedies i could try? (2 answers)
    (Asked by a 31 year old woman who has Infection - Skin - Staph, and takes Bactrim Ds, Turmeric)
    I have 5 pretty bad abscesses from the staph infection. 3 of them finally started to drain but two are big and painful with no head. I have tried warm compresses, cannabis oil, alcohol wipes, and an Apple Cider Vinegar/baking soda paste. If I don't get them to drain I'll have to have them lanced this week. I read about a turmeric tonic that cured someone's staph, but I don't know the severity of her infection or if she was on antibiotics at the time.
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  • Bactrim causes severe side effects (1 response)
    (Posted by a 35 year old woman who has Severe Abdominal Pain For Months, and takes Bactrim)
    I get bladder infections on a regular basis. I do not have a doctor so I end up in the ER every time. I normally go to the same ER but not all the time. I have been prescribed medications like Cipro and Bactrim. Cipro usually knocks out the infection but I always get another one.
    For the last three years Doctors have been prescribing me Bactrim. In the last two months I had three bladder infections and took Bactrim for ten days seven and three. I didn't realize the medications themselves would harm me as well. Now I have severe abdominal pain every single day. I did some research on Bactrim and discovered it can cause several different kinds of stomach problems. I have been in pain for two months straight non-stop.
    I finally discovered that the Bactrim killed both the good and bad bacteria in my body and now my digestive system is off balance. I went to a natural food store and bought some probiotics. It helped relieve some stomach pain after four days, but if I forget to take it one time it comes back. I think something is wrong with me but not exactly sure what. When I get a doctor next month I will update this article.
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    (Posted by a 34 year old woman who has Sever Knee An Muscle Pain, and takes Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim)
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  • Interaction between bactrim & vit c
    (Posted by a 41 year old man who has Tachycardia Paroxysmal, and takes Bactrim)
    I drank one tablet of bactrim with glass of vit C (1 tablet), after 5 minutes I became red (face & eyes) with high tachycardia and high pressure in the ears.

    After 15 minutes I observed differents red points on the skin (hand, arms & legs).



    I would like to inform you that I took in the past bactrim and vit C but separately, never both in the same moment.

    I was afraid to have an internal emoragy, I provoked the vomiting to eliminate everything in my stomach.

    Affer 10 minutes the situation became normal and pressure returned normal.



    I took 1 tablet of antistaminc for allergy and the red points eliminated.
  • Rocephin and levaquin drug interactions (1 response)
    (Posted by a 68 year old woman who has CHF, Tendon Rupture, Central Nervous System Inflammation, Peripheral Circulatory Failure, Acid Reflux, Insomnia, Peripheral Nerve Destruction, Tinnitus, PTSD, and takes Levaquin In Dextrose 5% In Plastic Container, Rocephin, Prednisone, Aspirin, Tylenol, Megace, Ambien, Valium)
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