Review: could Bactrim cause Tendon rupture?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 27, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 27,992 people who take Bactrim. Among them, 18 have Tendon rupture. See who they are, when they have Tendon rupture and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,374 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Bactrim include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, anaemia, weakness.
Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) (latest reports from 33,625 patients) has been reported by people with sinusitis, bronchitis, urinary tract infection, high blood cholesterol, pneumonia.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 27,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 18 people (0.07%) 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%)
- Levaquin (5 people, 27.78%)
- Bactrim ds (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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