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Report Bactrim Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Bactrim, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Bactrim side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Bactrim.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Bactrim side effects are:
Stiff Neck (28 reports)
Dizziness (23 reports)
Vision (18 reports)
Abdominal Pain (17 reports)
Skin Rash (15 reports)
Leg Cramps (15 reports)
Dizzy, Stiff Neck, Vision (11 reports)
Headache (8 reports)
Anxiety (6 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Bactrim side effects . You can also compare Bactrim side effects or view FDA reports.

Bactrim Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Bactrim reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Bactrim on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Neutropenia, Hepatocellular Injury
on Dec 06, 2013 Male from FR , 85 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: neutropenia, hepatocellular injury. Bactrim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute, Hyperkalaemia, Anuria, Rash Maculo-papular, Pruritus, Purpura
Patient was taking Bactrim Forte. Patient felt the following Bactrim side effects: renal failure acute, hyperkalaemia, anuria, rash maculo-papular, pruritus, purpura on Nov 27, 2013 from FR Additional patient health information: Female , 89 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Bactrim Forte dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Vogalene Lyoc
  • Rocephine
  • Amikacin
  • Doliprane
  • Losartan Potassium
  • Reminyl
  • Loxen
  • Loxen
Patient was hospitalized.

Asthenia, Pain, Decreased Appetite, Chills, Spinal Pain, Meningitis Aseptic
Adverse event was reported on Nov 19, 2013 by a Male taking Bactrim Ds (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 47 years of age, weighting 220.0 lb, After Bactrim was administered, patient encountered several Bactrim side effects: asthenia, pain, decreased appetite, chills, spinal pain, meningitis aseptic. Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain, Angioedema, Dysentery
on Dec 23, 2013 Female from IT , child 4. years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: abdominal pain, angioedema, dysentery. Bactrim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:


Rash, Swelling Face, Pyrexia, Ocular Hyperaemia
on Nov 18, 2013 Male from US , child 6 years of age, weighting 45.00 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim. Patient felt the following Bactrim side effects: rash, swelling face, pyrexia, ocular hyperaemia. Bactrim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain Upper, Dehydration, Renal Tubular Necrosis
Patient was taking Bactrim Ds. After Bactrim was administered, patient encountered several Bactrim side effects: nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain upper, dehydration, renal tubular necrosis on Nov 14, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 28 years of age, weighting 165.3 lb, was diagnosed with and. Bactrim Ds dosage: 1 Tablet, Bid, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Musculoskeletal Chest Pain, Neck Pain, Headache, Rash, Feeling Hot, Memory Impairment, Muscular Weakness
Adverse event was reported on Nov 14, 2013 by a Female taking Bactrim 800/160mg (Dosage: 1 Pill Bid) . Location: US , 43 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: hepatic enzyme increased, musculoskeletal chest pain, neck pain, headache, rash, feeling hot, memory impairment, muscular weakness. Patient was hospitalized.

Osteomyelitis, Hepatitis Acute
on Nov 12, 2013 Male from US , 15 years of age, was treated with Bactrim. Patient felt the following Bactrim side effects: osteomyelitis, hepatitis acute. Bactrim dosage: N/A.

Rash, Urticaria, Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Blister, Bradycardia
on Nov 07, 2013 Female from US , 29 years of age, weighting 213.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim. After Bactrim was administered, patient encountered several Bactrim side effects: rash, urticaria, stevens-johnson syndrome, blister, bradycardia. Bactrim dosage: 1 Tablet 24 Hours (2 Doses).
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Neutropenia
Patient was taking Bactrim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: toxic epidermal necrolysis, neutropenia on Oct 28, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 32 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Bactrim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Malaise, Pancreatitis, Hepatitis, Musculoskeletal Chest Pain, Abnormal Faeces, Hypersensitivity, Gastrointestinal Disorder
Adverse event was reported on Oct 25, 2013 by a Female taking Bactrim Ds (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 48 years of age, weighting 215.0 lb, Patient felt the following Bactrim side effects: malaise, pancreatitis, hepatitis, musculoskeletal chest pain, abnormal faeces, hypersensitivity, gastrointestinal disorder.

Stevens-johnson Syndrome
on Oct 24, 2013 Male from US , 29 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim. After Bactrim was administered, patient encountered several Bactrim side effects: stevens-johnson syndrome. Bactrim dosage: 1 Pill. Patient was hospitalized.

Diarrhoea, Neck Mass, Pyrexia, Back Pain, Fatigue, Rash, Foetal Heart Rate Abnormal, Exposure During Pregnancy
on Oct 22, 2013 Female from US , 35 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim Ds. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: diarrhoea, neck mass, pyrexia, back pain, fatigue, rash, foetal heart rate abnormal, exposure during pregnancy. Bactrim Ds dosage: 1 Pill . Taken By Mouth.

Respiratory Arrest, Cardiac Arrest, Abdominal Distension, Oedema Peripheral, Dyskinesia, Vomiting
Patient was taking Bactrim. Patient felt the following Bactrim side effects: respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest, abdominal distension, oedema peripheral, dyskinesia, vomiting on Oct 28, 2013 from DK Additional patient health information: Female , child 1. years of age, weighting 19.84 lb, was diagnosed with and. Bactrim dosage: 5ml Once Daily At Saturdays And Sundays, Strength:40+8mg/ml.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Biklin (175 Milligram Daily;)
  • Avelox (90 Milligram Daily;)
  • Eremfat I.v. ^riemser^ (175 Milligram Daily;)
  • Isoniazid (135 Milligram Daily;)
  • Myambutol (200 Milligram Daily;)
  • Voltaren (Dosage: 12.5 Mg Suppository As Needed Maximum 3 Times Daily)
  • Paracetamol (Dosage: 5 Ml As Needed Maximum 4 Times Daily. Strength: 24 Mg/ml)
  • Diflucan (2 Ml Daily; Dosage: 10 Mg/ml)


Stevens-johnson Syndrome, No Therapeutic Response
Adverse event was reported on Oct 11, 2013 by a Male taking Bactrim (Dosage: 1 Pill, Twice Daily, Taken By Mouth) . Location: US , 40 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, After Bactrim was administered, patient encountered several Bactrim side effects: stevens-johnson syndrome, no therapeutic response. Patient was hospitalized.

Delirium
on Oct 08, 2013 Male from US , 57 years of age, weighting 222.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: delirium. Bactrim dosage: 1 Pill, Once Daily, Taken By Mouth. Patient was hospitalized.

Tinnitus, Deafness, Dizziness, Abdominal Pain
on Oct 02, 2013 Female from US , 37 years of age, weighting 115.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim Ds. Patient felt the following Bactrim side effects: tinnitus, deafness, dizziness, abdominal pain. Bactrim Ds dosage: 1 Pill.

Dyspnoea, Eye Swelling, Rash
Patient was taking Bactrim Ds. After Bactrim was administered, patient encountered several Bactrim side effects: dyspnoea, eye swelling, rash on Oct 02, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 44 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Bactrim Ds dosage: 1 Dose Bid Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Cystitis Interstitial
Adverse event was reported on Oct 01, 2013 by a Female taking Bactrim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 21 years of age, weighting 120.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: cystitis interstitial.

International Normalised Ratio Increased, Anaemia
on Sep 27, 2013 Male from FR , 90 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim Forte. Patient felt the following Bactrim side effects: international normalised ratio increased, anaemia. Bactrim Forte dosage: N/A.

Spinal Pain
on Sep 24, 2013 Female from US , 19 years of age, weighting 125.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bactrim. After Bactrim was administered, patient encountered several Bactrim side effects: spinal pain. Bactrim dosage: N/A.

Abdominal Pain Upper
Patient was taking Bactrim Ds 800 Mg/ 160 Mg. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: abdominal pain upper on Sep 23, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 52 years of age, weighting 155.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Bactrim Ds 800 Mg/ 160 Mg dosage: 1 Pill Twice Daily Taken By Mouth.

Dysgeusia, Hypersensitivity, Lip Ulceration, Pharyngeal Ulceration, Oral Pain, Eating Disorder
Adverse event was reported on Sep 16, 2013 by a Female taking Bactrim Ds (Dosage: 1 Pill) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 52 years of age, weighting 135.0 lb, Patient felt the following Bactrim side effects: dysgeusia, hypersensitivity, lip ulceration, pharyngeal ulceration, oral pain, eating disorder.

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Hepatitis Fulminant, Renal Failure Acute, Multi-organ Failure, Oedema, Blister, Skin Lesion, Graft Versus Host Disease In Intestine, Skin Erosion
on Nov 20, 2013 Female from FR , 41 years of age, was treated with Bactrim. After Bactrim was administered, patient encountered several Bactrim side effects: toxic epidermal necrolysis, hepatitis fulminant, renal failure acute, multi-organ failure, oedema, blister, skin lesion, graft versus host disease in intestine, skin erosion. Bactrim dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Cymevan
  • Fortum (1 G)
  • Flagyl (500 Mg)
  • Zelitrex
  • Foscavir
  • Clairyg
  • Granocyte
  • Heparine Sodique
Patient was hospitalized.

Toxic Skin Eruption, Pancytopenia, Agranulocytosis
on Sep 13, 2013 Female from FR , 83 years of age, was treated with Bactrim Forte. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Bactrim side effects: toxic skin eruption, pancytopenia, agranulocytosis. Bactrim Forte dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

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Alternative BACTRIM Names:SULFAMETH

Active Ingredient: SULFAMETH

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 1112

Bactrim safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 58

Reported hospitalizations: 404

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