Review: taking Flomax and Dexilant together


Summary

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 68 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 23,107 users)

Dexilant

Dexilant has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Dexilant 2,430 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

68 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:
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • dehydration
  • gastroenteritis
  • headache
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hyperkalaemia
  • hyperosmolar state
1 - 6 months:
  • metastases to liver
  • metastases to lung
  • metastatic squamous cell carcinoma
  • mouth haemorrhage
  • blood thinner
  • death
  • inflammation
  • jaw fracture
  • metastases to bone
  • metastases to gallbladder
1 - 2 years:
  • blindness
2 - 5 years:
  • blindness
  • blood thinner
10+ years:
  • heart rate increased
not specified:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • postoperative wound infection
  • anaemia
  • death
  • paraesthesia
  • blood glucose increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • transplant rejection
  • abdominal pain
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • dehydration
  • gastroenteritis
  • headache
male:
  • postoperative wound infection
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • death
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • paraesthesia
  • arthralgia
  • blood glucose increased
  • burning sensation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • postoperative wound infection
  • angina pectoris
  • anxiety
  • bone loss
  • fall
  • foot fracture
  • injury
  • osteoporosis
  • panic attack
  • wrist fracture
40-49:
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspepsia
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • transplant rejection
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • dehydration
  • gastroenteritis
60+:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • infection
  • abdominal wound dehiscence
  • gait disturbance
  • paraesthesia
  • postoperative wound infection

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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