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Flomax vs Doxazosin Mesylate for a male patient aged 65

Summary: 6,970 male patients aged 65 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Flomax vs Doxazosin Mesylate for a male aged 65. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,477 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Doxazosin mesylate (latest outcomes from 8,078 users) has active ingredients of doxazosin mesylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Mar, 25, 2015: 6,970 male patients aged 59 who take the same drugs are studied in Flomax vs Doxazosin Mesylate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male59BPH

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Flomax tamsulosin hydrochloridenot specified
Doxazosin Mesylate doxazosin mesylatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 59 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
FlomaxDoxazosin Mesylate
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
DyspnoeaCondition Aggravated
PainNausea
FatigueMyocardial Infarction
AnxietyChest Pain
Chest PainAsthenia
HypotensionFatigue
Back PainDyspnoea
PyrexiaDizziness
DizzinessHypotension

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
FlomaxDoxazosin Mesylate
Drug IneffectiveAtrial Fibrillation
Atrial FibrillationHiatus Hernia
Hiatus HerniaMyocardial Infarction
Erectile DysfunctionBlood Cholesterol Increased
GastroduodenitisProstatic Specific Antigen Increased
Labyrinthitis NosGastroduodenitis
Prostatic Specific Antigen IncreasedLabyrinthitis Nos
Low Density Lipoprotein IncreasedOesophageal Disorder Nos
Orthostatic HypotensionBarrett's Oesophagus
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedCardiac Disorder

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Flomax3.92%22.88%42.48%26.80%3.92%
Doxazosin Mesylate3.64%21.82%45.45%20.00%9.09%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Doxazosin Mesylate (doxazosin mesylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

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

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