Could Flomax cause Diabetes - from FDA reports


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 Ambien, and have Pain . We study 27,939 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA. Among them, 235 have Diabetes. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes and more.

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Diabetes

Diabetes has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, schizophrenia (latest reports from 273,982 Diabetes patients).

On Dec, 28, 2016

27,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 235 people (0.84%) have Diabetes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Diabetes?

Time on Flomax when people have Diabetes *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 11.21 %
  • male: 88.79 %

Age of people who have Diabetes when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.55 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.1 %
  • 30-39: 4.42 %
  • 40-49: 13.81 %
  • 50-59: 20.99 %
  • 60+: 59.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (38 people, 16.17%)
  • Depression (36 people, 15.32%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (28 people, 11.91%)
  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 10.21%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 8.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (73 people, 31.06%)
  • Aspirin (68 people, 28.94%)
  • Protonix (61 people, 25.96%)
  • Zometa (57 people, 24.26%)
  • Furosemide (51 people, 21.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (79 people, 33.62%)
  • Fatigue (72 people, 30.64%)
  • Weakness (64 people, 27.23%)
  • Pneumonia (64 people, 27.23%)
  • High Blood Pressure (63 people, 26.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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