Review: taking Biaxin and Flomax together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Biaxin and Flomax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Biaxin and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Biaxin

Biaxin has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Biaxin 10,313 users)

Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 23,107 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

239 people who take Biaxin, Flomax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Biaxin and Flomax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Biaxin:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Flomax:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Biaxin:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Flomax:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Biaxin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Flomax:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • joint swelling
  • angioedema
  • delusional disorder, persecutory type
  • suicide attempt
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • urticaria
  • hepatic failure
  • pyrexia
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • abdominal pain upper
1 - 6 months:
  • anaemia
  • cardiogenic shock
  • convulsion
  • grand mal convulsion
  • immune reconstitution syndrome
  • myocardial infarction
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • cor pulmonale chronic
  • cough
6 - 12 months:
  • cor pulmonale chronic
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypertensive nephropathy
  • malaise
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • osteoarthritis
  • renal failure chronic
  • restless legs syndrome
1 - 2 years:
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • squamous cell carcinoma
5 - 10 years:
  • anaemia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • bone disorder
  • bronchopneumonia
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cerebral infarction
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • constipation
  • decreased appetite
not specified:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • depression
  • pain
  • weight decreased
  • diarrhoea
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • joint swelling
  • cough
  • viral infection
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • blindness unilateral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • escherichia infection
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hypertension
male:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • depression
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased
  • headache
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • adverse reaction
  • communication disorder
  • cough
  • encephalitis
  • encephalopathy
  • euphoric mood
  • insomnia
  • logorrhoea
  • mycoplasma infection
  • psychiatric symptom
20-29:
  • anaemia
  • confusional state
  • disease progression
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • headache
  • interstitial lung disease
  • meningitis herpes
  • metastases to bone
  • neoplasm malignant
  • neutrophil count decreased
30-39:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • crohn's disease
  • diarrhoea
  • erythema
  • gastric disorder
  • viral infection
40-49:
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • respiratory depression
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • sinus tachycardia
  • chest pain
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • dysuria
50-59:
  • urinary tract infection
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • blindness unilateral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dyspnoea
  • macular oedema
  • neutropenia
  • optic ischaemic neuropathy
  • visual acuity reduced
60+:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • nausea
  • sick sinus syndrome
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • visual impairment
  • weight decreased
  • contusion
  • fatigue
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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