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Review: could Flomax cause Depression?

We study 20,424 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 546 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Flomax

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,437 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,152,887 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 20,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 575 people (2.82%) have Depression. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,147,203 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.

Trend of Depression in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression16.67%16.67%16.67%16.67%11.11%16.67%5.56%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.20%0.20%6.72%16.40%18.18%58.30%

Severity of Depression when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (72 people, 12.52%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (67 people, 11.65%)
  3. Depression (50 people, 8.70%)
  4. Hypertension (50 people, 8.70%)
  5. Metastases to bone (46 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (186 people, 32.35%)
  2. Zometa (146 people, 25.39%)
  3. Oxycontin (143 people, 24.87%)
  4. Ambien (122 people, 21.22%)
  5. Lipitor (110 people, 19.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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