Review: could Bactrim cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?
Summary: Vitamin b12 deficiency is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin b-12, and have Dementia alzheimer's type. We study 28,178 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 has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,505 Bactrim users)
Vitamin b12 deficiency
Vitamin b12 deficiency has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 2,487 Vitamin b12 deficiency patients)
On May, 8, 2015: 28,178 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 26 people (0.09%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency.
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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