Review: Fosamax and Flomax
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Fosamax and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 446 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 2, 2014: 446 people who reported to have interactions when taking Fosamax, Flomax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Fosamax (alendronate sodium)
- Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Fosamax, Flomax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||249|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||231|
|Pain In Jaw||188|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||180|
|Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)||150|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Fosamax, Flomax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Toothache (tooth pain)||29|
|Hypercholesterolaemia (high levels of cholesterol in the blood)||29|
|Pain In Jaw||29|
|Abscess Jaw (tooth abscess or root abscess)||29|
|Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)||29|
|Gingival Erythema (redness of gums)||29|
|Fistula Discharge (discharge from abnormal passage of structure/organ)||29|
|Gingival Oedema (swelling of gums)||29|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Post laminectomy syndrome
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Fosamax is used in:
- Flomax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Fosamax alternatives:
- Flomax alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Can fosamax cause hand contractures?
I took 3 doses of Fosamax and experienced moderate to severe hand contractures 8 months later. I also experienced sensitivity, puffiness, and redness in both hands within 5 days of the first dose. My doctor was not concerned. He said my body was simply adjusting to the drug. Has anyone had a sim ...
- I am experiencing difficulty in breathing and shortness of breath. i have been taking zyrtec . omeprazole and flomax for the past 5 years. has anyone experience this with any of these medication ?
I have had catscan of long and checked my heart and every test you can imagine , and doctors can't find the reason.I have had the shortness of breath for about 4 month now .
- Which drug is safer fosamax or evista for osteroposis
i have been on fosamax a long time and wondered if a different drug is better to take or could i just stop taking the fosamax?
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