Who have Depression with Flomax?


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 27,563 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 667 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 29,631 users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 364,625 Depression patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

27,563 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 667 people (2.42%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Depression?

Time on Flomax when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 3.57 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 8.77 %
  • male: 91.23 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.95 %
  • 30-39: 6.64 %
  • 40-49: 16.13 %
  • 50-59: 20.87 %
  • 60+: 55.22 %

Severity of Depression **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 57.14 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Depression **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (147 people, 22.04%)
  • Oxycontin (145 people, 21.74%)
  • Aspirin (135 people, 20.24%)
  • Ambien (132 people, 19.79%)
  • Lasix (116 people, 17.39%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Flomax, learn more )

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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