Review: Biaxin and Flomax
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Biaxin and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 142 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Biaxin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Flomax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
On Dec, 3, 2013: 142 people who reported to have interactions when taking Biaxin, Flomax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Biaxin (clarithromycin)
- Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Biaxin, Flomax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)||57|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||34|
|Headache (pain in head)||30|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||27|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Biaxin, Flomax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Osteonecrosis (death of bone)||1|
|Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma
- Pain nos
- Coronary artery disease
- Atrial fibrillation
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- 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 babyross: Is anyone here being treated for h pylori?
(for a 57 year old woman who has Extreme Weight Loss, Heartburn, Flucuating Appetite, Ainexty, Phobias, Depression, and takes Metronidazole, Clarithromycin, Hydroxyzine, Lansoprazole)
Diagnosed with H-pylori and am challenged with pharmophobia (which is a phobia for taking any kind of medication in any form)also anxiety, and agoraphobia which extends to too many things such as driving, going out alone, chocolate, cherries and the list goes on. Can anyone tell me if they are or ha ...
(Number of patients like babyross: 9,883)
- By johndo: Is finasteride compatible with tamulosin?
(for a 64 year old man who has Cancer - Prostate, and takes Flomax, Finasteride)
are these 2 meds compatible?I have been prescribed both and would like to know if they work together. Also is it normal to urinate 6+ times per night even after radiation therapy and hormonal treatment,(zoladex&casadex)?
(Number of patients like johndo: 726)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Biaxin (clarithromycin) is often used to treat sinusitis. 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:
- Biaxin is used in:
- Flomax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Biaxin 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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