Review: could Flomax cause Drug not working?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
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We study 19,745 people who take Flomax. Among them, 1,467 have Drug not working. See who they are, when they have Drug not working and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,417 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate, prostate cancer. Commonly reported side effects of Flomax include dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Drug not working
Drug not working (latest reports from 821,525 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, asthma.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 19,745 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 1,467 people (7.43%) 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%||1.69%||2.54%||12.51%||83.16% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (515 people, 35.11%)
- Hypertension (147 people, 10.02%)
- Prostatomegaly (89 people, 6.07%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (88 people, 6.00%)
- Pollakiuria (79 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (232 people, 15.81%)
- Avodart (204 people, 13.91%)
- Lipitor (133 people, 9.07%)
- Lisinopril (122 people, 8.32%)
- Nexium (87 people, 5.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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