Drug Safety Information for SULFAMETHOXAZOLE AND TRIMETHOPRIM (Sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim)

Adverse Drug Reactions for SULFAMETHOXAZOLE AND TRIMETHOPRIM* (Sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with SULFAMETHOXAZOLE AND TRIMETHOPRIM
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
1Pyrexia*2649
2Nausea*1854
3Diarrhoea1623
4Vomiting1600
5Dyspnoea1353
6Anaemia1306
7Renal failure acute1278
8Pneumonia1197
9Rash*1110
10Fatigue1110
11Asthenia1107
12Pain*1042
13Neutropenia1028
14Thrombocytopenia1012
15Headache*979
16Drug hypersensitivity913
17Renal failure831
18Abdominal pain828
19Pancytopenia823
20Sepsis809

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of SULFAMETHOXAZOLE AND TRIMETHOPRIM " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking SULFAMETHOXAZOLE AND TRIMETHOPRIM
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
1Product used for unknown indication16247
2Prophylaxis8329
3Urinary tract infection*5200
4Infection prophylaxis4311
5Antifungal prophylaxis3643
6Infection1823
7Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia1424
8Antibiotic prophylaxis1045
9Cellulitis*834
10Staphylococcal infection*833

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.


Types of Adverse Events for SULFAMETHOXAZOLE AND TRIMETHOPRIM

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 163818


Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for SULFAMETHOXAZOLE AND TRIMETHOPRIM

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 163818*


* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim (Sulfamethoprim-ds, Uroplus ss, Septra grape, Uroplus ds, Sulfatrim-ss, Sulmeprim, Sulmeprim pediatric, Septra, Sulfatrim pediatric, Cotrim d.s., Bactrim, Cotrim, Bactrim ds, Septra ds, Sulfatrim-ds, Bactrim pediatric, Sulfamethoprim, Trimeth/sulfa, Sulfatrim)

Charts are based on 163818 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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