Review: taking Flomax and Probiotic together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Flomax and Probiotic together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flomax and Probiotic. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 124 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)

Probiotic

Probiotic has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Probiotic 4,770 users)

On Sep, 18, 2016

124 people who take Flomax, Probiotic are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Flomax and Probiotic drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Flomax:
  • < 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 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Probiotic:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 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:

Flomax:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Probiotic:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Probiotic:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abasia
  • abdominal discomfort
  • arthralgia
  • cardiac disorder
  • chest pain
  • crying
  • drug effect decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • dysstasia
1 - 6 months:
  • venoocclusive liver disease
  • thrombophlebitis of vena cava
  • low blood sugar
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain upper
  • drug effect decreased
  • ejaculation disorder
  • libido decreased
  • micturition urgency
1 - 2 years:
  • detachment of retinal pigment epithelium
5 - 10 years:
  • low blood sugar
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • diarrhoea
  • dehydration
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • atrial fibrillation
  • anaemia
  • constipation
  • death

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • chest pain
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • abasia
  • arthralgia
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • convulsion
  • disorientation
  • drug ineffective
  • feeling abnormal
  • hypoglycaemia
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • dehydration
  • atrial fibrillation
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • death
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal discomfort

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • chest discomfort
  • diarrhoea
  • influenza like illness
  • nausea
  • nephrolithiasis
  • pain
  • secretion discharge
  • weight increased
40-49:
  • thrombophlebitis of vena cava
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • balance disorder
  • blood cholesterol decreased
  • blood pressure increased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chest pain
  • colitis
  • constipation
50-59:
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • memory impairment
  • anaemia
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • convulsion
  • disorientation
  • fatigue
  • hypoglycaemia
  • laboratory test abnormal
60+:
  • dehydration
  • atrial fibrillation
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hypotension
  • chest pain
  • decreased appetite
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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