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 28,170 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 has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,499 Bactrim users)
Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) has been reported by people with sinusitis, bronchitis, urinary tract infection, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 6,470 Tendon rupture patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 28,170 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 18 people (0.06%) have Tendon Rupture.
Time on Bactrim when people have Tendon rupture * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Tendon rupture||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Tendon rupture when taking Bactrim * :
|Tendon rupture||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||16.67%||55.56% |
Severity of Tendon rupture when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Tendon rupture||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Tendon rupture ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Tendon rupture||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neuropathy peripheral (3 people, 16.67%)
- Cardiac disorder (3 people, 16.67%)
- Pain (3 people, 16.67%)
- Blood cholesterol (3 people, 16.67%)
- Bone disorder (3 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (6 people, 33.33%)
- Bactrim ds (5 people, 27.78%)
- Levaquin (5 people, 27.78%)
- Multi-vitamin (3 people, 16.67%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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