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Review: could Bactrim cause Tingling in hands or feet (Numbness in hands or feet)?





Summary: Tingling in hands or feet is reported only by a few people who take Bactrim.

We study 28,147 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Tingling in hands or feet. Find out below who they are, when they have Tingling in hands or feet 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)

Tingling in hands or feet

On Nov, 26, 2014: 28,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Tingling In Hands Or Feet.

Trend of Tingling in hands or feet in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Tingling in hands or feet * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tingling in hands or feet50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Tingling in hands or feet when taking Bactrim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Severity of Tingling in hands or feet when taking Bactrim ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Tingling in hands or feet ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Staph skin infection (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Uti (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Colette (2 years ago):

Hi there, I was also prescribed Bactrim in December 2012 for a MRSA staph skin infection on my shin from a pedicure, and IMMEDIATELY after starting the antibiotic I started to feel partial tingling and numbness in left arm and left leg. Well, it's been 6 weeks since I took antibiotic and the numbness comes and goes but is still there most of the time, in parts of my leg and arm. I don't know how to get rid of it, the Dr. is running other tests to rule out vitamin deficiencies and high cholesterol and such, but now the tingling has gone to some toes and fingers/hands at times. What should we do? How do you prove it? I have never, ever had any of these problems and I am 44 years old and in great health other than the infection I got. Help!
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jacki (2 years ago):

i am 60, female and in general good health. i am also a smoker. i started taking Bactrim about 2 months ago for a VERY bad infection in my ankle. The Bactrim did little to take care of the infection but gave me a "one two punch" as far as side effects! i suffered EVERYTHING and currently i'm dealing with loss of taste-TOTAL, and tingling/numbness in my left hand-severe in 2 fingers. i was proscribed a penicillin based med after my "reation" to Bactrim and it seems to have done some good, HOWEVER i feel that Bactrim should be pulled from use! Too many people have been hurt by this med-it's just not worth it!
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