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Review: could Flomax cause Double vision (Diplopia)?

We study 20,432 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Double vision. Find out below who they are, when they have Double vision and more.

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Flomax

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,445 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Double vision

On Sep, 14, 2014: 20,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 79 people (0.39%) have Double Vision.

Trend of Double vision in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Double vision * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Double vision50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Double vision when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Double vision0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.86%7.14%10.00%80.00%

Severity of Double vision when taking Flomax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Double vision ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (18 people, 22.78%)
  2. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (6 people, 7.59%)
  3. Neuralgia (4 people, 5.06%)
  4. Urinary tract disorder (4 people, 5.06%)
  5. Constipation (3 people, 3.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (22 people, 27.85%)
  2. Flonase (19 people, 24.05%)
  3. Prilosec (19 people, 24.05%)
  4. Furosemide (19 people, 24.05%)
  5. Motrin (18 people, 22.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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