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Review: could Flomax cause Autoimmune thrombocytopenia?

We study 20,432 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia and more.

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Flomax

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,444 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Autoimmune thrombocytopenia

Autoimmune thrombocytopenia (isolated low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) with normal bone marrow and the absence of other causes of thrombocytopenia) (latest reports from 2,812 patients) has been reported by people with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 20,429 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 4 people (0.02%) have Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia. They amount to 0.14% of all the 2,810 people who have Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Autoimmune thrombocytopenia in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Autoimmune thrombocytopenia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Autoimmune thrombocytopenia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%

Severity of Autoimmune thrombocytopenia when taking Flomax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Autoimmune thrombocytopenia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Muscle spasms (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Accupril (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Toprol-xl (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Nexium (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Novolog (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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