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Review: could Flomax cause Double vision?

We study 20,424 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 21,437 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 20,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 79 people (0.39%) have Double Vision. They amount to 0.11% of all the 71,413 people who have Double Vision on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Patrick Foster on Jun, 29, 2014:

    had retention. Was given flomax Got UTI after 2 weeks with same bag.Dr never checked for uti. Went to another urologist at upenn Dr O'Connell who prescribed flomax then anti biotics for uti. Burning never stopped..balls hurt all the time. I take suboxone so I could get off all those pain pills causing rage attacks. Urology wont see me again since "That's not my area. Blood in undershorts in am. just drops. Please help..how long can this last?

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • About 5 years ago I started both Flomax and Crestor. After about 3 month a very mild rash started on both insteps. This rash has gradually increased until now it is on most of body except face, neck and scalp.There was a very significant increase beginning about 6months ago, (At that time I was taken off of Plavix.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • blood tests found sodium level to be 125

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