Review: could Bactrim cause Tendonitis?
Summary: Tendonitis is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 28,160 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Tendonitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendonitis and more.
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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,495 Bactrim users)
Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, sinusitis, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia, urinary tract infection. (latest reports from 9,549 Tendonitis patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 28,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 68 people (0.24%) have Tendonitis.
Time on Bactrim when people have Tendonitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Tendonitis when taking Bactrim * :
Severity of Tendonitis when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tendonitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (11 people, 16.18%)
- Breast cancer (11 people, 16.18%)
- Infection (8 people, 11.76%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 10.29%)
- Acne (7 people, 10.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (28 people, 41.18%)
- Neurontin (28 people, 41.18%)
- Bactrim ds (25 people, 36.76%)
- Levaquin (24 people, 35.29%)
- Aredia (23 people, 33.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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