Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim and Clostridium difficile colitis - from FDA reports
Clostridium difficile colitis is found among people who take Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluconazole, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Clostridium difficile colitis with Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,214 people who have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 10, 2017
7,214 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim.
Among them, 28 people (0.39%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim when people have Clostridium Difficile Colitis *:
- < 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 Clostridium Difficile Colitis when taking Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim *:
- female: 56.52 %
- male: 43.48 %
Age of people who have Clostridium Difficile Colitis when taking Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 4 %
- 10-19: 8 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 28 %
- 50-59: 24 %
- 60+: 36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care (6 people, 21.43%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (5 people, 17.86%)
- Immunodeficiency Disorders (3 people, 10.71%)
- High Blood Pressure (3 people, 10.71%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people, 10.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Mycophenolate Mofetil (8 people, 28.57%)
- Fluconazole (8 people, 28.57%)
- Tacrolimus (5 people, 17.86%)
- Prednisone (5 people, 17.86%)
- Methylprednisolone (5 people, 17.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (7 people, 25.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (6 people, 21.43%)
- Septic Shock (5 people, 17.86%)
- Respiratory Acidosis (5 people, 17.86%)
- Hypotension (5 people, 17.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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