Review: could Flomax cause Drug not working (Drug Ineffective)?
Summary: Drug not working is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Enlarged prostate.
We study 20,454 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 has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 21,471 Flomax users)
Drug not working
On Feb, 9, 2015: 20,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 1,485 people (7.26%) have Drug Not Working.
Time on Flomax when people have Drug not working * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug not working||22.95%||34.43%||4.92%||19.67%||9.84%||8.20%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Drug not working when taking Flomax * :
|Drug not working||0.00%||0.00%||0.09%||0.00%||1.66%||2.58%||12.81%||82.86% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (517 people, 34.81%)
- Hypertension (149 people, 10.03%)
- Prostatomegaly (90 people, 6.06%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (88 people, 5.93%)
- Pollakiuria (79 people, 5.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (235 people, 15.82%)
- Avodart (204 people, 13.74%)
- Lipitor (136 people, 9.16%)
- Lisinopril (125 people, 8.42%)
- Nexium (88 people, 5.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 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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