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Review: could Flomax cause Drug not working (Drug Ineffective)?

We study 20,433 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,485 have Drug not working. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug not working and more.

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Flomax

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,446 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Drug not working

On Sep, 21, 2014: 20,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 1,485 people (7.27%) have Drug Not Working.

Trend of Drug not working in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Drug not working * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug not working22.95%34.43%4.92%19.67%9.84%8.20%0.00%

Age of people who have Drug not working when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug not working0.00%0.00%0.09%0.00%1.66%2.58%12.81%82.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (517 people, 34.81%)
  2. Hypertension (149 people, 10.03%)
  3. Prostatomegaly (90 people, 6.06%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (88 people, 5.93%)
  5. Pollakiuria (79 people, 5.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (235 people, 15.82%)
  2. Avodart (204 people, 13.74%)
  3. Lipitor (136 people, 9.16%)
  4. Lisinopril (125 people, 8.42%)
  5. Nexium (88 people, 5.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • PI RICKEY on May, 11, 2011:

    First night, Flomax (tamulsifin, the generic) was great. Went from 6-8-10 pees a night to one first night. Worked fine. Been on it for about a month now but increasing frequency of urination seems to be returning.

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