Review: could Bactrim cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?
We study 28,099 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin b12 deficiency and more.
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Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,423 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Vitamin b12 deficiency
Vitamin b12 deficiency (latest reports from 13,894 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 28,099 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 26 people (0.09%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency. They amount to 0.19% of all the 13,894 people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency on eHealthMe.
Time on Bactrim when people have Vitamin b12 deficiency * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vitamin b12 deficiency||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Vitamin b12 deficiency when taking Bactrim * :
|Vitamin b12 deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||9.09%||27.27%||54.55% |
Severity of Vitamin b12 deficiency when taking Bactrim ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vitamin b12 deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Vitamin b12 deficiency ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vitamin b12 deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (4 people, 15.38%)
- Diarrhoea (4 people, 15.38%)
- Metastatic neoplasm (3 people, 11.54%)
- Gastritis (2 people, 7.69%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin b-12 (17 people, 65.38%)
- Lexapro (16 people, 61.54%)
- Vitamin d (16 people, 61.54%)
- Aciphex (15 people, 57.69%)
- Folic acid (15 people, 57.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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