Review: taking Dexamethasone and Flomax together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Dexamethasone and Flomax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Dexamethasone and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,401 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Dexamethasone 65,560 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, 04, 2016

1,401 people who take Dexamethasone, Flomax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Dexamethasone and Flomax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Dexamethasone:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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:

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

Drug effectiveness by age:

Dexamethasone:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • cellulitis
  • osteomyelitis
  • diabetic foot infection
  • skin ulcer
  • 5q minus syndrome
  • pneumonia
  • disease progression
  • lung infection
  • spinal fracture
  • neutropenia
1 - 6 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • constipation
  • dehydration
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • interstitial lung disease
  • haemorrhage
6 - 12 months:
  • plasmacytoma
  • malignant pleural effusion
  • pancytopenia
  • 5q minus syndrome
  • death
  • diarrhoea
  • leukopenia
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • pyrexia
  • rash
1 - 2 years:
  • cellulitis
  • diabetic foot infection
  • osteomyelitis
  • skin ulcer
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • dehydration
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • liver disorder
2 - 5 years:
  • completed suicide
  • dehydration
  • renal impairment
  • urinary retention
  • anaemia
  • confusional state
  • cough
  • disorientation
  • dyspnoea
  • hallucination
5 - 10 years:
  • bone disorder
  • bronchopneumonia
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cerebral infarction
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • constipation
  • neurogenic shock
  • anaemia
  • blood creatinine increased
10+ years:
  • cardiac arrest
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • plasma cell myeloma
  • pneumonia aspiration
  • renal failure
  • respiratory failure
  • septic shock
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pneumonia
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • diarrhoea
  • pancytopenia
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • dysphagia
  • anxiety
  • death
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pneumonia
  • fall
  • back pain
male:
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pyrexia
  • pancytopenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • colitis ulcerative
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • abscess
20-29:
  • aggression
  • acne
  • agitation
  • amnesia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiopulmonary failure
  • colitis ulcerative
  • delusion
  • depressed mood
  • diarrhoea
30-39:
  • ileus
  • muscle spasms
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoxia
  • asthenia
  • leukocytosis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug-induced liver injury
  • pulmonary embolism
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • infection
  • insomnia
50-59:
  • pain
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pancytopenia
  • osteomyelitis
  • pain in jaw
  • pneumonia
60+:
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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