Bactrim DS Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Itching

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Head Pain
  • Itching
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Blueish Discoloration Of The Skin
  • A Chronic Multisystem Inflammatory Disorder
  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Decrease In The Blood Clotting Protein Prothrombin
  • A Goiter
  • A Serum Sickness Reaction
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst
  • A Type Of Condition Where The Covering Of The Lung Becomes Inflammed Called Pleurisy
  • A Type Of Kidney Inflammation Called Interstitial Nephritis
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • Acidosis, A High Level Of Acid In The Blood
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Bloody Urine
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome, A Type Of Nerve Damage
  • Cessation Of Urine Production
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Urine Production
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Erythema Nodosum, A Skin Condition With Red And Painful Nodules
  • Fluid Accumulation Around The Eye
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency Anemia
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Head Pain
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, A Condition That Affects The Kidney And The Blood
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Alveoli Of The Lungs
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Inflammation Of The Middle Tissue Heart Muscle
  • Inflammation Of The Small And Large Intestine
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Liver Damage
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of Fibrinogen In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Meningitis Not Due To An Infection
  • Methemoglobinemia, A Type Of Blood Disorder
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome, A Bone Marrow Disorder
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pneumonia With High Amount Of Eosinophil White Blood Cells
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Renal Tubular Necrosis, A Kidney Disorder
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stones In The Urinary Tract
  • The Appearance Of Crystals In The Urine
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, A Type Of Blood Disorder
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • X-Ray Results Showing Lung Tissue Changes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Painful, Red Or Swollen Tongue
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Black Tarry Stools
  • Chills
  • Confusion
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Drowsiness
  • Gas
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • Hallucinations
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hives
  • Indifferent Behavior
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Low Energy
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Nervousness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth

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