Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Rash?
We study 5,529 people who have side effects while taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim from FDA and social media. Among them, 350 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim
Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (latest outcomes from 5,740 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 966,735 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 5,529 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 352 people (6.37%) have Rash. They amount to 0.04% of all the 968,617 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :
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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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On eHealthMe, Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is often used for urinary tract infection. Find out below the conditions Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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