Aggression and drugs of ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Summary:

Aggression is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drugs for < 1 month. This phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 146,610 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Drug(s) considered in the study (i.e. both brand name and generic drugs): Bactrim, Bactrim ds, Bactrim pediatric, Cotrim, Cotrim d.s., Septra, Septra ds, Septra grape, Sulfamethoprim, Sulfamethoprim-ds, Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim double strength, Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim single strength, Sulfatrim, Sulfatrim pediatric, Sulfatrim-ds, Sulfatrim-ss, Sulmeprim, Sulmeprim pediatric, Trimeth/sulfa, Uroplus ds, Uroplus ss.

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On Jan, 24, 2023

146,610 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim.
Among them, 238 people (0.16%) have Aggression


What is Aggression?

Aggression is found to be associated with 2,365 drugs and 1,918 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim cause Aggression?

Time on drugs with ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim when people have Aggression *:

  • < 1 month: 53.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Aggression when taking drugs with ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim *:

  • female: 40.34 %
  • male: 59.66 %

Age of people who have Aggression when taking drugs with ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim *:

  • 0-1: 1.0 %
  • 2-9: 7.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.5 %
  • 20-29: 9.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.5 %
  • 40-49: 18.5 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 30.5 %

Conditions people have *:

  1. Hiv Infection: 32 people, 13.45%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 20 people, 8.40%
  3. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 13 people, 5.46%
  4. Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells): 13 people, 5.46%
  5. Depression: 13 people, 5.46%
  6. Partial Seizures (seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset): 13 people, 5.46%
  7. High Blood Pressure: 11 people, 4.62%
  8. Pain: 11 people, 4.62%
  9. Psychotic Disorder: 9 people, 3.78%
  10. Hypomania (a mild form of mania, marked by elation and hyperactivity): 9 people, 3.78%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Keppra: 19 people, 7.98%
  2. Amoxicillin: 18 people, 7.56%
  3. Ondansetron: 17 people, 7.14%
  4. Kaletra: 15 people, 6.30%
  5. Fluconazole: 15 people, 6.30%
  6. Lorazepam: 14 people, 5.88%
  7. Metformin: 14 people, 5.88%
  8. Innohep: 13 people, 5.46%
  9. Morphine: 12 people, 5.04%
  10. Ceftriaxone: 12 people, 5.04%

Other side effects people have besides Aggression *:

  1. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 61 people, 25.63%
  2. Confusional State: 59 people, 24.79%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 38 people, 15.97%
  4. Depression: 35 people, 14.71%
  5. Confusion: 34 people, 14.29%
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 30 people, 12.61%
  7. Dizziness: 29 people, 12.18%
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 29 people, 12.18%
  9. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 27 people, 11.34%
  10. Weakness: 27 people, 11.34%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. All drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. brand name and generic drugs) are considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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