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Review: could Flomax cause Flatulence?

We study 20,424 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 110 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence 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.

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) (latest reports from 121,217 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, depression.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 20,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 110 people (0.54%) have Flatulence. They amount to 0.09% of all the 121,171 people who have Flatulence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Flatulence in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Flatulence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flatulence0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flatulence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.95%13.10%80.95%

Severity of Flatulence when taking Flomax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Flatulence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (22 people, 20.00%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (16 people, 14.55%)
  3. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (15 people, 13.64%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (11 people, 10.00%)
  5. Prostatomegaly (9 people, 8.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (28 people, 25.45%)
  2. Coumadin (18 people, 16.36%)
  3. Lasix (17 people, 15.45%)
  4. Lisinopril (15 people, 13.64%)
  5. Simvastatin (15 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • 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?

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  • From this study (1 month 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.

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