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Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Boils?

Summary: Boils could be caused by Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methadone hcl, and have Subcutaneous abscess.

We study 5,522 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 5,732 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 11,983 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 5,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 5 people (0.09%) have Boils. They amount to 0.04% of all the 11,967 people who have Boils on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.
    Have had quadruple heart bypass,AAA,permanent thrombosis in leg from vein harvest, double (saddlebag) pulmonary emboli.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Causing weight loss, reduced appetite, lethargy

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