Review: taking Ditropan xl and Flomax together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ditropan xl and Flomax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ditropan xl and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 476 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Ditropan Xl

Ditropan xl has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urinary incontinence. (latest outcomes from Ditropan xl 2,042 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, 19, 2016

476 people who take Ditropan Xl, Flomax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ditropan xl and Flomax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ditropan Xl:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Flomax:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Ditropan Xl:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
Flomax:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Ditropan Xl:
  • 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (1 of 5 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • iiird nerve paralysis
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • diplopia
  • enterococcal infection
  • motion sickness
  • drug ineffective
  • dry mouth
  • dysuria
  • eye pain
1 - 6 months:
  • anaemia
  • cardiogenic shock
  • convulsion
  • cough
  • fluid retention
  • grand mal convulsion
  • immune reconstitution syndrome
  • myocardial infarction
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • ventricular fibrillation
6 - 12 months:
  • blood pressure decreased
  • confusional state
  • disorientation
  • urinary retention
1 - 2 years:
  • erectile dysfunction
  • unable to get pregnant
  • vertigo
2 - 5 years:
  • anger
  • bipolar disorder
  • confusional state
  • erectile dysfunction
  • major depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • unable to get pregnant
  • vertigo
5 - 10 years:
  • confusional state
  • drug ineffective
  • dry mouth
  • dry throat
  • hypertension
  • lung disorder
  • nystagmus
  • anger
10+ years:
  • heartburn
  • loss of bladder control
  • urine flow decreased
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • pyrexia
  • dizziness
  • confusional state
  • pneumonia
  • fall
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • muscular weakness
  • influenza
  • thrombosis
  • asthenia
  • balance disorder
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • abnormal faeces
10-19:
  • alcohol poisoning
20-29:
  • pregnancy
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • disturbance in attention
  • electroencephalogram abnormal
  • emotional distress
  • epilepsy
  • general physical health deterioration
  • grand mal convulsion
30-39:
  • accidental death
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • confusional state
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • fall
  • road traffic accident
  • balance disorder
  • bipolar disorder
40-49:
  • constipation
  • balance disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • cellulitis
  • hepatic failure
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • nausea
  • oesophageal varices haemorrhage
  • sepsis
  • suicidal ideation
50-59:
  • pain
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
  • rash
60+:
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • oedema peripheral
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • joint stiffness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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