Bactrim side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Bactrim side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Bactrim. The review is based on 42,346 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 44,577 users)

On Jan, 12, 2018

42,346 people who take Bactrim are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Bactrim side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • vomiting
  • rash
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure acute
  • rash maculo-papular
  • urticaria
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • renal failure
1 - 6 months:
  • vomiting
  • agranulocytosis
  • pyrexia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • neutropenia
  • pancytopenia
  • toxic skin eruption
  • rash maculo-papular
  • death
6 - 12 months:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • renal impairment
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • neutropenia
  • sepsis
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • neuroendocrine carcinoma
  • post procedural haematoma
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
1 - 2 years:
  • death
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • urinary sediment abnormal
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • hepatotoxicity
  • pain in jaw
  • sepsis
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
2 - 5 years:
  • renal failure acute
  • pneumonia
  • syncope
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • death
  • neutropenia
  • pyrexia
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • abortion spontaneous
5 - 10 years:
  • weight decreased
  • tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • pulmonary embolism
  • scleroderma
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • candidiasis
10+ years:
  • renal failure
  • anaemia
  • anal cancer
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • arthralgia
  • dehydration
  • hernia obstructive
  • hiv wasting syndrome
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • poor quality sleep
not specified:
  • vomiting
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • pneumonia
  • death
  • weight increased

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • vomiting
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • rash
  • weight increased
  • renal failure acute
  • pneumonia
male:
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • pneumonia
  • death
  • neutropenia
  • rash

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • neutropenia
  • neutropenia neonatal
  • premature baby
  • speech disorder
  • thrombocytopenia
  • small for dates baby
  • thrombocythaemia
  • thrombocytopenia neonatal
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • neutropenia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • febrile bone marrow aplasia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • rash
  • urticaria
  • respiratory distress
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • thrombocytopenia
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • urticaria
  • weight increased
  • tremor
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • thrombocytopenia
  • rash
  • neutropenia
  • weight increased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • agitation
30-39:
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • weakness
  • weight increased
  • osteonecrosis
40-49:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • weight increased
  • renal failure acute
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • pancytopenia
  • rash
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • thrombocytopenia
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure acute
  • pneumonia
  • neutropenia
  • rash
60+:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • renal failure acute
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • rash

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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