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Review: Dexamethasone and Flomax

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Dexamethasone and Flomax together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Dexamethasone and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 790 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,449 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling.

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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,451 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

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On Nov, 23, 2014: 790 people who take Dexamethasone, Flomax are studied

Dexamethasone, Flomax outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Dexamethasone (dexamethasone)
- Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Dexamethasone is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Flomax is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PneumoniaAnaemia5q Minus SyndromeDiarrhoeaDisorientationn/aCardiac ArrestPain
Haemoglobin DecreasedDehydrationMalignant Neoplasm ProgressionHepatic FailureConfusional StateAnxiety
HypoxiaPyrexiaMetastatic Gastric CancerPolyarthritisRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedPneumonia
DehydrationDiarrhoeaPost Herpetic NeuralgiaPain Of SkinHallucinationBack Pain
AnaemiaRenal Failure AcuteNeuropathy PeripheralPhlebitisHip ArthroplastyFatigue
Respiratory FailureConstipationMultiple MyelomaRashInjury
Muscular WeaknessFungal InfectionIrritable Bowel SyndromePain In ExtremityOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
NauseaPneumoniaLacrimation IncreasedOral HerpesDiarrhoea
Platelet Count DecreasedOral DisorderMuscle SpasmsNasopharyngitisNausea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Dexamethasone is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Flomax is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Back PainAnxiety
HeadacheBack Pain
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageFatigue
Colitis UlcerativeInjury
MalaiseOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
Balance DisorderDiarrhoea
Heart Rate IncreasedNausea

Drug effectiveness by age :

Dexamethasone is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Flomax is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aGastrointestinal HaemorrhageMultiple Sclerosis RelapseIleusFatigueDiarrhoeaPneumonia
Colitis UlcerativeDysarthriaHypoxiaPainPyrexiaPain
AbscessParanoiaMetabolic AcidosisRib FractureHeadacheAnxiety
Urinary RetentionPyrexiaErectile DysfunctionPainAtrial Fibrillation
IrritabilitySinus CongestionDepressionOsteomyelitisConstipation
AggressionSinusitisDysuriaBack PainAnaemia
HallucinationHyperkalaemiaInsomniaPain In JawNausea
Depressed MoodWeight Bearing DifficultyParaesthesiaHaemorrhoidsBack Pain
Psychiatric SymptomCholecystitis ChronicHot FlushPneumoniaAsthenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Feeding tube complications flomax
    (Asked by a 85 year old man who has Feeding Tube Patient, and takes Flomax)
    Has anyone on feeding tube taken Flomax. Any complication with tube feeding?

  • I have had two surgerys to remove cancer in my bladder and am on warfarin for my afib. my bladder cannot seem to heal. i have blood in my urine and intermitent burning at the end of my penis. will the
    (Asked by a 68 year old man who has Afib, Bladder Cancer Stage I, With Cancer In Situ, and takes Cialis, Indomethacin, Digoxin, Carvedilol, Flomax, Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium)
    I have had two surgeries in the last 14 months to remove cancer from my bladder. Diagnosed with afib 16 months ago. Bladder is not healing due to the blood thinners, but I must keep my INR above 2.0. Every time I take the warfarin, I have more blood in my urine.

  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.

  • What can i do to combat side effects of decadron?
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Decadron Addiction, and takes Decadron)
    I was diagnosed with Neurocystercircosis, with edemas, due to parasites from a tape worm. Been on and off Decadron for 5 months and every time I get off of it, I end up with brain swelling and in the emergency room, and back to high dosage Decadron.

  • Burning sensation aft urinate in morning
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Frequent Or Urgent Urination, and takes Flomax)
    taking flomax last one year suddenly getting burning sensation in my penus aft i go to P and remaing burning for 5 to 10 minutes did all the urine test and all are are negative so i dont know what is cause.my urology did even cystoscopy and he id not find anything my P S A is 2.45 normal. my dr. say ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Dexamethasone (dexamethasone) is often used to treat multiple myeloma. Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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    Comments: I have had BPH for over a year and recently the symptoms of frequent urination, burning sensation, weak flow, urinary retention etc had got worse. My Urologist decided to put me on Tamsulosin and Tadalafil. I decided not to take the Tadalafil for the time being as I am already taking 5mg of Amlodipi ...
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