Trimethoprim vs Finacea - from FDA reports


This is a side effect comparison of Trimethoprim and Finacea. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

6,378 people who take Trimethoprim and Finacea are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Trimethoprim vs Finacea drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Trimethoprim (trimethoprim)
  • Finacea (azelaic acid)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

Trimethoprim:
  1. Erythema (redness of the skin)
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Burning Sensation
  4. Rash
  5. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  6. Pain
  7. Dry Skin
  8. Skin Irritation
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Finacea:
  1. Pyrexia (fever)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Vomiting
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  5. Pain
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  8. Headache (pain in head)
  9. Back Pain
  10. Anxiety

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Trimethoprim:
  1. Depression
  2. Anxiety
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Erythema (redness of the skin)
  5. Bruxism (habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep)
  6. Hyperphagia (an abnormal appetite for food)
  7. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
  8. Disturbance In Attention
  9. Pathological Gambling
  10. Rash
Finacea:
  1. Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Depression
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Injury
  7. Pain
  8. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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