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Review: could Flomax cause Diabetes?





Summary: Diabetes 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 Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 20,438 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 184 have Diabetes. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes 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 21,453 users)

Diabetes

Diabetes has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Diabetes 130,137 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 20,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 184 people (0.90%) have Diabetes.

Trend of Diabetes in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Diabetes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diabetes50.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Diabetes when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.67%14.00%21.33%60.00%

Severity of Diabetes when taking Flomax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Diabetes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (29 people, 15.76%)
  2. Pain (26 people, 14.13%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (19 people, 10.33%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 7.61%)
  5. Insomnia (13 people, 7.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (74 people, 40.22%)
  2. Ambien (61 people, 33.15%)
  3. Protonix (50 people, 27.17%)
  4. Furosemide (47 people, 25.54%)
  5. Zometa (45 people, 24.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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