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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 351 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 6, 2014: 351 people who reported to have interactions when taking Procardia Xl, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride are studied

Trend of Procardia Xl, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4721820)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Procardia Xl, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)146
Asthenia (weakness)118
Pyrexia (fever)102
Headache (pain in head)71

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Procardia Xl, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)6
Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)4
Renal Injury (kidney injury)4
Unevaluable Event4
Emotional Distress4

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Procardia Xl0.
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  3. Renal transplant
  4. Pain
  5. Pain nos

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Flomax
  2. Aspirin
  3. Adalat
  4. Allopurinol
  5. Furosemide

* Approximation only. 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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