Could Flomax cause Constipation - from FDA reports
Constipation is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 27,939 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA. Among them, 782 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 29,643 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
27,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 782 people (2.8%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Flomax when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 44.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.78 %
- 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Flomax *:
- female: 8.45 %
- male: 91.55 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Flomax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.17 %
- 10-19: 0.17 %
- 20-29: 0.34 %
- 30-39: 1.18 %
- 40-49: 11.13 %
- 50-59: 13.66 %
- 60+: 73.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (83 people, 10.61%)
- High Blood Pressure (61 people, 7.80%)
- Pain (59 people, 7.54%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (51 people, 6.52%)
- Enlarged Prostate (50 people, 6.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (157 people, 20.08%)
- Aspirin (150 people, 19.18%)
- Prilosec (116 people, 14.83%)
- Lasix (108 people, 13.81%)
- Lipitor (106 people, 13.55%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (244 people, 31.20%)
- Fatigue (240 people, 30.69%)
- Stress And Anxiety (213 people, 27.24%)
- Weakness (210 people, 26.85%)
- Nausea (191 people, 24.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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