Flomax and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 27,939 people who have side effects when taking Flomax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 25, 2017

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:

Could Flomax cause Constipation?

Time on Flomax when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 35.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 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.

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