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Review: Fosamax and Flomax

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Fosamax and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 450 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Fosamax (latest outcomes from 70,342 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

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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 Oct, 31, 2014: 450 people who take Fosamax, Flomax are studied

Fosamax, Flomax outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Fosamax (alendronate sodium)
- Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Fosamax is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Flomax is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisDental CariesFatigueLymphadenopathyArthropathyFractureOedema PeripheralFatigue
Stevens-johnson SyndromeTooth FractureAbnormal Weight GainMalaiseImpaired HealingFemur FractureOesophagitisPain
Herpes ZosterOsteonecrosisPostural HypotensionOsteomyelitisOsteonecrosisDrug IneffectiveOsteoarthritisPain In Jaw
DizzinessParaesthesiaOsteopeniaDental CariesProstatic Specific Antigen IncreasedOsteomalaciaFall
PyrexiaPurulenceLibido DecreasedOsteoarthritisProstate CancerNocturiaAnxiety
MalaisePain In JawInjuryOral PainAstheniaNeuropathy PeripheralPneumonia
Radial Nerve PalsyOsteomyelitisHypercholesterolaemiaGrowth RetardationDizzinessIntestinal Functional DisorderOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
MyelopathyOral PainImpaired HealingAnaemiaLower Limb FractureInjury
VomitingSwelling FaceImpetigoAstheniaMyopathyAtrial Fibrillation
DyspnoeaWound DehiscencePainPain In JawNeurogenic BladderAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Fosamax is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Flomax is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AnaemiaFatigue
Gait DisturbancePain
Herpes ZosterFall
Drug IneffectivePneumonia
Head InjuryAnxiety
Progressive Multifocal LeukoencephalopathyPain In Jaw
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionAtrial Fibrillation
Dental CariesOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
AstheniaDyspnoea
Complex Partial SeizuresVision Blurred

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fosamax is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Flomax is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aWeight IncreasedFallPain
Neutrophil Morphology AbnormalFatigueFatigue
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedBacterial SepsisPain In Jaw
HeadacheImpacted FractureAnxiety
Urinary Tract InfectionHypoaesthesiaOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
PyelonephritisAnaemiaPneumonia
Ear PainPneumoniaInjury
HyperhidrosisHead InjuryAsthenia
DiarrhoeaPyrexiaAtrial Fibrillation
Hot FlushHerpes ZosterFall

* 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.

  • Has tamoxifen broken bones after bisphosphonate use?
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Atypical Femur Fracture, and takes Fosamax)
    After taking Fosamax or Boniva for 15 years my femurs broke due to these drugs. I stopped taking these drugs but now need Tamoxifen due to breast cancer. Tamoxifen also inhibits osteoclasts from remodeling bones while osteoclasts are killed with bisphosphonates like Fosamax and Boniva, thus causin ...

  • 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.

  • 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, Fosamax (alendronate sodium) is often used to treat osteoporosis. 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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