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

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The most commonly reported Sulfamethoxazole side effects are:
Migraine (6 reports)
Anxiety (2 reports)
Dehydration (2 reports)
Chills (1 reports)
Clear Bowel Movement (1 reports)
Full Body Rash (1 reports)
High Blood Pressure (1 reports)
Lambertville (1 reports)
Low Blood Pressure (1 reports)

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Sulfamethoxazole Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Sulfamethoxazole 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 Sulfamethoxazole 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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Hyperkalaemia
on Jan 24, 2014 Male from US , 73 years of age, weighting 198.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: hyperkalaemia. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute, Cytomegalovirus Colitis, International Normalised Ratio Increased
Patient was taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Patient felt the following Sulfamethoxazole side effects: renal failure acute, cytomegalovirus colitis, international normalised ratio increased on Jan 24, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 68 years of age, weighting 313.3 lb, . Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: 2 Tab Bid Po.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Muscle Tightness, Angioedema, Urticaria, Pruritus, Purpura
Adverse event was reported on Jan 23, 2014 by a Male taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , weighting 170.6 lb, After Sulfamethoxazole was administered, patient encountered several Sulfamethoxazole side effects: muscle tightness, angioedema, urticaria, pruritus, purpura. Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute
on Jan 17, 2014 Male from US , 93 years of age, weighting 188.7 lb, was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: renal failure acute. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: 1 Tab. Patient was hospitalized.


Pyrexia, Chills, Fatigue, Myalgia, Syncope, Erythema, Toxicity To Various Agents, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased
on Jan 13, 2014 Female from US , 78 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim. Patient felt the following Sulfamethoxazole side effects: pyrexia, chills, fatigue, myalgia, syncope, erythema, toxicity to various agents, white blood cell count decreased, platelet count decreased. Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Completed Suicide, Toxicity To Various Agents
Patient was taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. After Sulfamethoxazole was administered, patient encountered several Sulfamethoxazole side effects: completed suicide, toxicity to various agents on Jan 13, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 19 years of age, . Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Angioedema, Erythema Multiforme, Rash
Adverse event was reported on Jan 08, 2014 by a Male taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Dosage: 1 Tab) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 41 years of age, weighting 211.4 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: angioedema, erythema multiforme, rash.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Hyperkalaemia
on Jan 07, 2014 Male from US , 50 years of age, weighting 255.5 lb, was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Patient felt the following Sulfamethoxazole side effects: hyperkalaemia. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: 1 Tab Bid Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Serum Sickness, Rash, Arthralgia
on Jan 02, 2014 Male from US , 67 years of age, weighting 178.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. After Sulfamethoxazole was administered, patient encountered several Sulfamethoxazole side effects: serum sickness, rash, arthralgia. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: 1 Tab, Bid, Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Angioedema, Pulmonary Oedema, Cardiac Failure
Patient was taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: angioedema, pulmonary oedema, cardiac failure on Dec 31, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 93 years of age, weighting 116.8 lb, was diagnosed with and. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: 800/160.
Associated medications used:
  • Arthritis Cream
  • Bactrim
  • Milk Of Magnesia
  • Namenda
  • Protonix
  • Tylenol
  • Bisacodyl
  • Bumetanide


Angioedema, Rash
Adverse event was reported on Dec 31, 2013 by a Male taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Dosage: 2 Tab Bid Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 59 years of age, weighting 267.6 lb, Patient felt the following Sulfamethoxazole side effects: angioedema, rash.

Urticaria
on Dec 26, 2013 Female from US , 80 years of age, was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. After Sulfamethoxazole was administered, patient encountered several Sulfamethoxazole side effects: urticaria. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: Unk.

Hyponatraemia, Hypovolaemia, Tachycardia, Urticaria, Orthostatic Hypotension
on Dec 17, 2013 Male from US , 28 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole+trimethoprim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: hyponatraemia, hypovolaemia, tachycardia, urticaria, orthostatic hypotension. Sulfamethoxazole+trimethoprim dosage: 15 Mg/kg/day.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Cholecystitis Acute, Gastritis Erosive, Epstein-barr Virus Antibody Positive, Cutaneous Vasculitis, Smooth Muscle Antibody Positive, Granulomatous Liver Disease
Patient was taking Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim. Patient felt the following Sulfamethoxazole side effects: cholecystitis acute, gastritis erosive, epstein-barr virus antibody positive, cutaneous vasculitis, smooth muscle antibody positive, granulomatous liver disease on Dec 12, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 38 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Urea Increased, Blood Creatinine Increased
Adverse event was reported on Dec 11, 2013 by a Male taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 91 years of age, weighting 185.2 lb, After Sulfamethoxazole was administered, patient encountered several Sulfamethoxazole side effects: blood urea increased, blood creatinine increased. Patient was hospitalized.

Rash Pruritic, Dyspnoea, Pain, Wheezing, Swollen Tongue, Hypersensitivity
on Dec 12, 2013 Female from US , 30 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole-t Mp. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: rash pruritic, dyspnoea, pain, wheezing, swollen tongue, hypersensitivity. Sulfamethoxazole-t Mp dosage: Take 1 Tablet Twice Daily Taken By Mouth.

Nausea, Dizziness, Confusional State, Vomiting, Cholelithiasis, Diarrhoea, Lethargy, Weight Decreased, Eye Pain
on Dec 11, 2013 Female from US , 33 years of age, weighting 111.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/tmp Ds. Patient felt the following Sulfamethoxazole side effects: nausea, dizziness, confusional state, vomiting, cholelithiasis, diarrhoea, lethargy, weight decreased, eye pain. Sulfamethoxazole/tmp Ds dosage: N/A.

Rash Maculo-papular
Patient was taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. After Sulfamethoxazole was administered, patient encountered several Sulfamethoxazole side effects: rash maculo-papular on Dec 10, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 27 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: For Total 12 Days..

Hyperkalaemia, Electrocardiogram T Wave Peaked, Refusal Of Treatment By Patient, Renal Failure Acute
Adverse event was reported on Dec 05, 2013 by a Male taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 71 years of age, weighting 167.8 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: hyperkalaemia, electrocardiogram t wave peaked, refusal of treatment by patient, renal failure acute. Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute
on Dec 04, 2013 Male from US , 61 years of age, weighting 172.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Patient felt the following Sulfamethoxazole side effects: renal failure acute. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Swollen Tongue, Dyspnoea
on Dec 04, 2013 Female from US , 67 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim 800/160. After Sulfamethoxazole was administered, patient encountered several Sulfamethoxazole side effects: swollen tongue, dyspnoea. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim 800/160 dosage: 1 Pill Bid Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Rash Maculo-papular, Pruritus, Skin Disorder, Blister
Patient was taking Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: rash maculo-papular, pruritus, skin disorder, blister on Dec 03, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 62 years of age, weighting 188.5 lb, was diagnosed with and. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Weight Decreased, Pancreatitis, Hepatitis, Rash Macular, Jaundice, Pyrexia, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal Pain
Adverse event was reported on Dec 04, 2013 by a Male taking Sulfamethoxazole+trimethoprim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 65 years of age, Patient felt the following Sulfamethoxazole side effects: weight decreased, pancreatitis, hepatitis, rash macular, jaundice, pyrexia, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain. Patient was hospitalized.

Pyrexia, Headache, Chills, Hyperhidrosis, Pain, Dizziness, Pruritus, Rash, Eosinophil Count Increased
on Dec 03, 2013 Female from US , 47 years of age, weighting 158.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. After Sulfamethoxazole was administered, patient encountered several Sulfamethoxazole side effects: pyrexia, headache, chills, hyperhidrosis, pain, dizziness, pruritus, rash, eosinophil count increased. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: 1 Pill, Twice Daily, Taken By Mouth.

Molluscum Contagiosum, Petechiae, Contusion, Red Blood Cells Urine Positive, Thrombocytopenia
on Dec 02, 2013 Male from US , 45 years of age, weighting 153.2 lb, was treated with Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Sulfamethoxazole side effects: molluscum contagiosum, petechiae, contusion, red blood cells urine positive, thrombocytopenia. Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

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Alternative SULFAMETHOXAZOLE Names:SULFAMETH

Active Ingredient: SULFAMETH

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 1252

Sulfamethoxazole safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 31

Reported hospitalizations: 496

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