Bactrim and Nausea - from FDA reports


Nausea is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Hiv infection. This review analyzes which people have Nausea with Bactrim. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42,323 people who have side effects when taking Bactrim from FDA , and is updated regularly.


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On Mar, 31, 2018

42,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 2,844 people (6.72%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Nausea?

Time on Bactrim when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 72.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.46 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.92 %
  • 10+ years: 0.62 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 55.36 %
  • male: 44.64 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 1.71 %
  • 10-19: 6.3 %
  • 20-29: 7.92 %
  • 30-39: 12.89 %
  • 40-49: 21.5 %
  • 50-59: 18.72 %
  • 60+: 30.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hiv Infection: 244 people, 8.58%
  • Pain: 172 people, 6.05%
  • Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 166 people, 5.84%
  • Preventive Health Care: 143 people, 5.03%
  • High Blood Pressure: 122 people, 4.29%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone: 319 people, 11.22%
  • Lasix: 272 people, 9.56%
  • Zofran: 259 people, 9.11%
  • Prilosec: 245 people, 8.61%
  • Diflucan: 201 people, 7.07%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting: 1,227 people, 43.14%
  • Diarrhea: 660 people, 23.21%
  • Fever: 602 people, 21.17%
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 576 people, 20.25%
  • Weakness: 524 people, 18.42%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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