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Review: Coumadin and Flomax





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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Coumadin and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,275 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 75,095 users)

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 21,453 users)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 2,275 people who take Coumadin, Flomax are studied

Coumadin, Flomax outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Coumadin (warfarin sodium)
- Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Coumadin is effectiven/a42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
66.67%
(6 of 9 people)
85.71%
(6 of 7 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
n/a
Flomax is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DizzinessRenal Failure AcuteEmotional DistressNauseaAnaemiaDizzinessHead InjuryAtrial Fibrillation
Disseminated Intravascular CoagulationRenal FailureStressRashMyocardial IschaemiaAstheniaBacterial ArthritisPain
Platelet Count DecreasedInjuryRenal InjuryMalaiseSyncopeProstate CancerLoss Of ConsciousnessFatigue
Haemolytic AnaemiaAnxietyAnxietyAtrial FibrillationUpper Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageProstatic Specific Antigen IncreasedOrthostatic HypotensionDizziness
HaematuriaRenal ImpairmentRenal FailureAnaemiaMelaenaRectal HaemorrhageBone And Joint PainDyspnoea
Renal Failure AcuteDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationPainSubdural HaematomaDyspnoeaDiverticulum NosUpper Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageOedema Peripheral
ThrombosisPainRenal ImpairmentWeight DecreasedInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedFallMuscle PainAsthenia
ThrombocytopeniaAnhedoniaAnhedoniaDecreased AppetiteDehydrationCerebrovascular AccidentDizzinessCardiac Failure Congestive
Blood Creatinine IncreasedPlatelet Count DecreasedFearLower Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageFailure To ThriveElevated Liver EnzymesEarly Morning Joint StiffnessPneumonia
AnaemiaSyncopeInjuryDrug ToxicityMyocardial InfarctionOrthostatic HypotensionMultiple MyelomaFall

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Coumadin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
61.54%
(24 of 39 people)
Flomax is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
36.84%
(14 of 38 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AnaemiaAtrial Fibrillation
Cardiac Failure CongestivePain
Ventricular FibrillationFatigue
DyspnoeaDizziness
Pleural EffusionDyspnoea
Urinary Tract InfectionOedema Peripheral
Abdominal PainAsthenia
Urinary RetentionCardiac Failure Congestive
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseasePneumonia
DehydrationFall

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coumadin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
52.78%
(19 of 36 people)
Flomax is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
30.77%
(12 of 39 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aMelaenan/aRash PruriticRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoeaAtrial Fibrillation
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedRash PapularCardiac DisorderPyrexiaFatigue
EpistaxisRashDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationDiarrhoeaCardiac Failure Congestive
ConfusionSkin OedemaHaematuriaAtrial FibrillationDizziness
Abdominal Pain LowerPainPyrexiaPainPain
Mobility DecreasedPainHypotensionAsthenia
FibrosisHerpes ZosterOedema PeripheralOedema Peripheral
Nephrogenic Systemic FibrosisFallAnxietyDyspnoea
Emotional DistressDizzinessOsteomyelitisPneumonia
AnxietyArrhythmiaPain In JawInternational Normalised Ratio Increased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat blood clots. 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.

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