Review: Fosamax and Flomax drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Fosamax and Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 435 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Fosamax (latest outcomes from 70,314 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.
Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,417 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 435 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|
|Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)||101|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||80|
|Pain In Jaw||56|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||48|
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)||28|
|Gingival Swelling (gums swelling)||28|
|Pain In Jaw||17|
|Abscess Jaw (tooth abscess or root abscess)||16|
|Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)||16|
|Gingival Oedema (swelling of gums)||14|
|Headache (pain in head)||14|
|Libido Decreased (loss of interest in sex)||14|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Post laminectomy syndrome
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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.
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?):
- By GOSHEN: Flomax does not help with frequent night time urination maybe not bph but nocturnal?
Tried many and costly prostate related products to no avail. Dr says prostate only marginally enlarged but hard. Could not urinate at all after taking postoperative codein based pain meds. Wonder if nocturnal is a separate and differently medicated condition
- By jody: I have been taking ambien for years my doctor just gave me flomax to take is it safe to take together
I have had bladder issues for years and I just went to a urologist two days ago and he gave me a prescription for Flomax (generic) and I also take 2 zolpidem tartrate to fall asleep. I asked him in the office if the new med would interfere with any of my usual medications and he said they shouldn't, ...
- By Steve: How can i cure groinn and testicular pain
I awoke suddenly in the middle of the night to urinate. Had intense groin pain could hardly lift my legs to walk. Intense pain went away in a few hours but now have lingeriing testicular and groin pain lasting 3 months.
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