Flomax and Flatulence - from FDA reports


Summary

Flatulence is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Proscar, and have High blood pressure . We study 27,939 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA. Among them, 159 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence and more.

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Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 29,662 users)

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 32,781 Flatulence patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

27,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 159 people (0.57%) have Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Flatulence?

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 8.18 %
  • male: 91.82 %

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.86 %
  • 40-49: 5.17 %
  • 50-59: 12.93 %
  • 60+: 81.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 15.09%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (20 people, 12.58%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 11.32%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (18 people, 11.32%)
  • Prostatomegaly (13 people, 8.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Proscar (26 people, 16.35%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 15.09%)
  • Nexium (17 people, 10.69%)
  • Lasix (17 people, 10.69%)
  • Lisinopril (16 people, 10.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (58 people, 36.48%)
  • Weakness (28 people, 17.61%)
  • Nausea (28 people, 17.61%)
  • Abdominal Distension (27 people, 16.98%)
  • Fatigue (26 people, 16.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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