Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 5,494 people who take Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 352 have Rash. See who they are, when they have Rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim
Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (latest outcomes from 5,157 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, rashes, thrombocytopenia.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 944,128 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 4,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 352 people (7.15%) have Rash.
Time on Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :
Severity of Rash when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim ** :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hiv infection (36 people, 10.23%)
- Urinary tract infection (35 people, 9.94%)
- Prophylaxis (34 people, 9.66%)
- Multiple myeloma (25 people, 7.10%)
- Decubitus ulcer (16 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisolone (47 people, 13.35%)
- Velcade (30 people, 8.52%)
- Allopurinol (25 people, 7.10%)
- Acyclovir (25 people, 7.10%)
- Ciprofloxacin hcl (23 people, 6.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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After 1 pill developed mild hives, 12 hours later rash on pens and blisters on penis developed. Stopped drug took benadryl.
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