Could Flomax cause 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 27,565 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA. Among them, 151 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 29,631 users)

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, quit smoking (latest reports from 32,776 Flatulence patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

27,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 151 people (0.55%) have Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Flatulence?

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 8.61 %
  • male: 91.39 %

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: 0.91 %
  • 40-49: 5.45 %
  • 50-59: 13.64 %
  • 60+: 80.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Proscar (24 people, 15.89%)
  • Aspirin (23 people, 15.23%)
  • Nexium (16 people, 10.60%)
  • Lisinopril (16 people, 10.60%)
  • Lasix (15 people, 9.93%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Flomax, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 13.91%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (17 people, 11.26%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 9.93%)
  • Prostatomegaly (13 people, 8.61%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Diarrhea (54 people, 35.76%)
  • Weakness (27 people, 17.88%)
  • Nausea (27 people, 17.88%)
  • Fatigue (25 people, 16.56%)
  • Abdominal Distension (23 people, 15.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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