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Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Boils (Furuncle)?

We study 5,533 people who have side effects while taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Boils. Find out below who they are, when they have Boils and more.

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Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (latest outcomes from 5,744 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Boils

Boils (infection of the hair follicle) (latest reports from 12,234 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 5,531 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 5 people (0.09%) have Boils.

Trend of Boils in Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim reports

Time on Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim when people have Boils * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Boils100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Boils when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :

FemaleMale
Boils20.00%80.00%

Age of people who have Boils when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Boils0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%

Severity of Boils when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Boils ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Subcutaneous abscess (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Insomnia (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Anxiety (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Depression (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methadone hcl (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Avandia (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Actos (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Naproxen sod (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Remeron (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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