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Review: Procardia Xl and Tamsulosin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Procardia Xl and Tamsulosin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 360 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Procardia xl (latest outcomes from 4,977 users) has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Tamsulosin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,336 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

On Jul, 5, 2014: 360 people who take Procardia Xl, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride are studied

Procardia Xl, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Procardia Xl (nifedipine)
- Tamsulosin Hydrochloride (tamsulosin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Procardia Xl is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Orthostatic Hypotensionn/aCataractAnhedoniaCognitive DisorderHypotensionIntranasal NumbnessDyspnoea
DyspnoeaVisual Acuity ReducedRenal FailureGastrointestinal HaemorrhageCerebral InfarctionDepression
Blood Sodium DecreasedTransient Ischaemic AttackInjuryAnaemiaAsthenia
Blood Urea IncreasedPeripheral Neuropathy NosDeathAmnesiaAnxiety
Blood Potassium IncreasedRaynaud's PhenomenonInfectionDuodenal UlcerDizziness
Blood Albumin DecreasedSkin DiscolourationEmotional DistressMelaenaPyrexia
AscitesPain In LimbAnxietyLoss Of ConsciousnessPain
C-reactive Protein IncreasedReflex Sympathetic DystrophyPainConjunctival DisorderHeadache
Blood Creatinine IncreasedHip FractureRenal InjuryBlood Pressure Diastolic DecreasedDehydration
Pleural EffusionAutonomic Nervous System ImbalanceStressAgnosiaFall

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Procardia Xl is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(2 of 5 people)
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Foaming At MouthAsthenia
Salivary HypersecretionPyrexia
Transient Ischaemic AttackHeadache
Carotid Artery OcclusionDehydration

Drug effectiveness by age :

Procardia Xl is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 3 people)
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/aSensory Integrative Dysfunctionn/an/aGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationDrug Withdrawal SyndromeDyspnoeaPyrexia
ConvulsionSkin TightnessDepressionOedemaDyspnoea
Cerebral PalsyAbasiaDehydrationTransient Ischaemic AttackAnaemia
Drug Exposure During PregnancyAnxietyRespiratory DepressionHyperhidrosisHaemoglobin Decreased
InjurySickle Cell Anaemia With CrisisPneumoniaFatigue
FibrosisSinus TachycardiaGastroenteritisDrug Ineffective
Emotional DistressTesticular PainPainDizziness
Mobility DecreasedDizzinessBlood Glucose IncreasedCardiac Failure Congestive
PainDysuriaLip Neoplasm Malignant Stage UnspecifiedFall
Nephrogenic Systemic FibrosisHepatitis CHepatic Enzyme IncreasedCough

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Procardia Xl (nifedipine) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Tamsulosin Hydrochloride (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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