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 356 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 11,188 users)

Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 28,819 users)

On Sep, 14, 2016

356 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:
  • pyrexia
  • angioedema
  • delirium
  • erythema
  • joint swelling
  • urticaria
  • delusional disorder, persecutory type
  • platelet count decreased
  • pneumonia
  • suicide attempt
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
  • cardiac failure
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • compression fracture
  • mitral valve prolapse
  • road traffic accident
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:
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dyspnoea
  • weight decreased
  • depression
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • joint swelling
  • pain
  • cough
  • viral infection
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • blindness unilateral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • erythema
male:
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • weight decreased
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain

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
  • confusional state
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • sinus tachycardia
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • dysuria
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • hypertension
  • urinary tract infection
  • blindness unilateral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
60+:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • sick sinus syndrome
  • weight decreased
  • visual impairment
  • asthenia
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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