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Flomax, Oxybutynin Chloride for a 78-year old man

This is a personalized study for a 78 year old male patient who has BPH, Incontinence - urinary. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67 male patients aged 78 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,450 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Trend of flomax reports

Oxybutynin chloride (latest outcomes from 2,865 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence.

Trend of oxybutynin chloride reports

What are the conditions

Bph (latest reports from 41,967 patients) can be treated by Flomax, Avodart, Finasteride, Tamsulosin, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride, Terazosin Hydrochloride.

Trend of Bph reports

Incontinence - urinary (involuntary leakage of urine) (latest reports from 107,978 patients) can be treated by Vesicare, Oxybutynin Chloride, Detrol La, Enablex, Flomax, Toviaz.

Trend of Incontinence - urinary reports

On Nov, 10, 2014: 67 males aged 73 (±5) who take Flomax, Oxybutynin Chloride are studied

Flomax, Oxybutynin Chloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 73

Gender: male

Conditions: BPH, Incontinence - urinary

Drugs taking:
- Flomax - 0.4MG (tamsulosin hydrochloride): used for 1 - 2 years
- Oxybutynin Chloride - 5MG (oxybutynin chloride): used for 1 - 2 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Flomax is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Oxybutynin Chloride is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)n/an/an/an/aDry ThroatBlood PressureDrug Ineffective
Iiird Nerve Paralysis (totally closed eyelid and a down and out deviation of the eye)Dry MouthHeartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)Asthenia (weakness)
Rectal Haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Urine Flow DecreasedDry Mouth
Diplopia (double vision)Drug IneffectiveLoss Of Bladder Control (cannot control the urine)Tachycardia Nos
Motion Sickness (travel sickness)Lung Disorder (lung disease)Pneumonia
Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)Lung Disorder (lung disease)
Dry MouthRectal Haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Tachycardia NosCondition Aggravated (worse condition)
Face Oedema (swelling of face)Hypertension (high blood pressure)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have BPH
- support group for people who have Incontinence - Urinary
- support group for people who take Flomax
- support group for people who take Oxybutynin Chloride

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I have water retention, high blood pressure, mitral leaky valve, have had 2 by-passes.
    (Asked by a 76 year old man who has Mitral Leaky Valve, and takes Warfarin Sodium, Furosemide, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
    Can all these drugs combined cause the water on the lung. Should I give them all up and just take natural vitamins. All my troubles started in May and I am getting worse. Can the furosemide aggravate the water on the lung, or has it caused the water on the lung?

  • Abdominal aorta aneurysm 5.7cm
    (Asked by a 78 year old man who has Alzheimer's Disease, and takes Razadyne Er, Namenda, Zoloft, Flomax, Norvasc, Zocor, Risperidone)
    Jim was diagnosed at 69, nine long years ago. I was the caretaker until 6 months ago. Due to my health issues, I had to place him in an Alzheimer's Facility. He is in the severe stage of AD, has the AAA, and now behavioral issues and wants to just walk. He was transported a hospital to find medica ...

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Common symptoms:

Men of age 60+ with Bph:
  1. Dizziness (682 reports)
  2. Hypotension (383 reports)
  3. Weakness (322 reports)
  4. Breathing difficulty (277 reports)
  5. Diarrhea (273 reports)
  6. Fatigue (247 reports)
  7. Rashes (246 reports)
  8. Pneumonia (242 reports)
  9. Fever (231 reports)
  10. Fainting (230 reports)
Men of age 60+ with Incontinence - Urinary:
  1. Dizziness (682 reports)
  2. Fall (219 reports)
  3. Nausea (193 reports)
  4. Chest pain (189 reports)
  5. Breast pain (170 reports)
  6. Hepatic function abnormal (150 reports)
  7. Gynaecomastia (139 reports)
  8. Insomnia (131 reports)
  9. Interstitial lung disease (121 reports)
  10. Breast enlargement (94 reports)

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