Review: could Bactrim cause Tendonitis?


Summary

Tendonitis 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 Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 28,860 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Tendonitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendonitis 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)

Tendonitis

Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, insomnia (latest reports from 12,669 Tendonitis patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

28,860 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 54 people (0.19%) have Tendonitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Tendonitis?

Time on Bactrim when people have Tendonitis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Tendonitis when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Tendonitis when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 17.31 %
  • 20-29: 1.92 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 11.54 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 46.15 %

Severity if Tendonitis when taking Bactrim **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Tendonitis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Breast Cancer (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Osteoporosis (7 people, 12.96%)
  • Infection (7 people, 12.96%)
  • Hiv Infection (7 people, 12.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (17 people, 31.48%)
  • Aredia (16 people, 29.63%)
  • Neurontin (15 people, 27.78%)
  • Levaquin (15 people, 27.78%)
  • Lasix (14 people, 25.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (26 people, 48.15%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (24 people, 44.44%)
  • Cellulitis (24 people, 44.44%)
  • Bronchitis (23 people, 42.59%)
  • Arthralgia (23 people, 42.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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