Review: taking Flomax and Dexilant together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Flomax and Dexilant together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flomax and Dexilant. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 147 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Flomax

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

Dexilant

Dexilant has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Dexilant 5,711 users)

On Sep, 13, 2016

147 people who take Flomax, Dexilant are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Flomax and Dexilant drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

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

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Flomax:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
Dexilant:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

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 1 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Dexilant:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • dehydration
  • gastroenteritis
  • headache
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hyperkalaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • pruritus
  • blood thinner
  • death
  • acarodermatitis
  • anaemia
  • blood electrolytes abnormal
  • blood electrolytes decreased
1 - 2 years:
  • blindness
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • tremor
2 - 5 years:
  • blindness
  • blood thinner
10+ years:
  • heart rate increased
not specified:
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • hypotension
  • decreased appetite
  • weight decreased
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • transplant rejection
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • dehydration
  • gastroenteritis
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • hypotension
  • dizziness
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haematuria
  • headache
  • weight decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • altered visual depth perception
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • bone pain
  • burning sensation
  • chills
  • cognitive disorder
  • disturbance in attention
  • dysgeusia
30-39:
  • postoperative wound infection
  • angina pectoris
  • anxiety
  • bone loss
  • clonus
  • disease progression
  • fall
  • foot fracture
  • injury
  • muscle spasms
40-49:
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspepsia
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • transplant rejection
  • headache
  • vision blurred
  • abdominal pain
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • dehydration
60+:
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • hypotension
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haematuria
  • chest pain
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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