Review: taking Flomax and Probiotic together


Summary

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 39 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 23,726 users)

Probiotic

Probiotic has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Probiotic 1,855 users)

On Aug, 27, 2016

39 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 - 6 months:
  • thrombophlebitis of vena cava
  • low blood sugar
5 - 10 years:
  • low blood sugar
not specified:
  • diarrhoea
  • ill-defined disorder
  • memory impairment
  • dyspnoea
  • dehydration
  • drug ineffective
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • atrial fibrillation
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • convulsion

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • convulsion
  • disorientation
  • drug ineffective
  • hypoglycaemia
  • memory impairment
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • speech disorder
  • thrombophlebitis of vena cava
  • alopecia
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • dehydration
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • atrial fibrillation
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • ill-defined disorder
  • pyrexia
  • hypotension
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

40-49:
  • thrombophlebitis of vena cava
  • arthralgia
  • blood cholesterol decreased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • colitis
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspepsia
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal toxicity
50-59:
  • drug ineffective
  • memory impairment
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • convulsion
  • disorientation
  • hypoglycaemia
  • low blood sugar
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • speech disorder
  • abdominal distension
60+:
  • dehydration
  • dyspnoea
  • atrial fibrillation
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • hypotension
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anaemia
  • balance disorder
  • bronchitis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Probiotic (bacillus coagulans) is often used to treat crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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