Review: Ditropan Xl and Flomax
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Ditropan Xl and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 317 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Ditropan xl (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence.
Flomax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 317 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ditropan Xl, Flomax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ditropan Xl (oxybutynin chloride)
- Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ditropan Xl, Flomax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||60|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||40|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||29|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ditropan Xl, Flomax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||4|
|Lung Disorder (lung disease)||3|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis
- Multiple myeloma
- Prophylaxis against transplant rejection
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Sharonkntz: Is it possible flomax is a promotion for parkinson's disease
(for a 71 year old man who has Parkinson's, and takes Flomax)
How many flomax Patients end up with parkinsons?
(Number of patients like Sharonkntz: 442)
- By jim bechard: I have water retention, high blood pressure, mitral leaky valve, have had 2 by-passes.
(for a 76 year old man who has Mitral Leaky Valve, and takes Warfarin Sodium, Furosemide, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
Can all these drugs combined cause the water on the lung. Should I give them all up and just take natural vitamins. All my troubles started in May and I am getting worse. Can the furosemide aggravate the water on the lung, or has it caused the water on the lung?
(Number of patients like jim bechard: 2,397)
- By sissy: Has any one been getting nosebleeds from taking this medication
(for a 60 year old woman who has Nosebleeds, and takes Oxybutynin Chloride)
starting getting nosebleeds in about three weeks from starting this medication.Had a sever nosebleed today at work thy had to call EMTS just to get it stop.
(Number of patients like sissy: 144)
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By MaryAAMeyer: Oxybutynin chloride and chest pain
(for a 68 year old woman who has Cellulitis And Clindamycin, Urge Incontinance, Hyperacidity, Beta-thalassemia Minor, Degenerative Joint Disease, Post-thyroidectomy, Non-cardiac Chest Pain, and takes Clindamycin Hydrochloride, Aspirin, Dimenhydrinate, Calcium, Loratadine, Omeprazole, Levothyroxine Sodium, Oxybutynin Chloride)
A urologist prescribed Vesicare (and Estrace cream) early in 2013 for urge incontinance. When hospitalized for cellulitis (never had it before) in May (2013), I took lots of I-V Clindamycin. The hospital had Ditropan on their formulary, and the urologist switched to it (it was cheaper)--and I con ...
(Number of patients like MaryAAMeyer: 8,581)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Ditropan Xl (oxybutynin chloride) is often used to treat urge incontinence. 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:
- Ditropan xl is used in:
- Flomax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Ditropan xl alternatives:
- Flomax alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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