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Review: Flomax and Niacin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flomax and Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 735 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Flomax (what 21,446 Flomax users reported?) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is used in enlarged prostate.

Niacin (what 6,307 Niacin users reported?) has active ingredients of niacin. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 28, 2014: 735 people who take Flomax, Niacin are studied

Flomax, Niacin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride)
- Niacin (niacin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Flomax is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Niacin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
66.67%
(6 of 9 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
FlushingFlushingFlushingDizzinessPeptic Ulcer HaemorrhageRestless Leg SyndromeMean Cell Haemoglobin DecreasedFlushing
PruritusArthralgiaPruritusErectile DysfunctionGastric Ulcer HelicobacterLeg CrampsMean Cell Volume AbnormalPruritus
Feeling HotHyperhidrosisAnaemiaDiarrhoeaAstheniaNight SweatsRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedDizziness
DizzinessAstheniaParaesthesiaPancreatitis AcuteHelicobacter InfectionUrinary HesitationPlatelet Count DecreasedAsthenia
ParaesthesiaAbdominal DiscomfortInsomniaAgeusiaUlcerElevated Liver EnzymesElevated Liver EnzymesOedema Peripheral
Blood Glucose IncreasedRectal HaemorrhageRhabdomyolysisGastric UlcerDiarrhoeaDizzinessParaesthesia
DiarrhoeaFatigueHiatus HerniaHigh Density Lipoprotein DecreasedMuscle FatigueFatigue
Abdominal PainDiarrhoeaHigh Density Lipoprotein DecreasedMouth HaemorrhageDyspnoeaPneumonia
Chest PainSensory DisturbanceElectrocardiogram AbnormalEpistaxisCardiac Failure Congestive
Abdominal DistensionMuscular WeaknessDiverticulumMuscle WeaknessErythema

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Flomax is effectiven/a24.14%
(7 of 29 people)
Niacin is effectiven/a52.00%
(13 of 25 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Escherichia InfectionFlushing
Cardiac Failure CongestivePruritus
DizzinessDizziness
Neuropathy PeripheralOedema Peripheral
HyperhidrosisAsthenia
Therapeutic Agent ToxicityParaesthesia
Staphylococcal InfectionPneumonia
Muscle SpasmsFatigue
HypertensionDyspnoea
HypotensionErythema

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flomax is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
23.81%
(5 of 21 people)
Niacin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
61.11%
(11 of 18 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aChest PainFlushingFlushing
ArthralgiaParaesthesiaDizziness
FlushingPruritusCardiac Failure Congestive
Bipolar DisorderFatigueAsthenia
CellulitisFeeling HotOedema Peripheral
Cardiac DisorderBlood Pressure DecreasedPneumonia
BronchospasmErythemaPruritus
ConstipationAtrial FibrillationDyspnoea
DyspnoeaPainFall
HeadacheCarcinoma In Situ Of EyeFatigue

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

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  • later in the afternoons I feel better

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  • i have not changed any doctor ordered medications , however, due to allergies, I recently bought over the counter Claritin and then zyrtec. Since then, I am getting the tingling in my right hand? Can you advise?

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Niacin (niacin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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:

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