Review: Hair loss in Flomax
This is a review of Hair loss by studying 19,708 people who take Flomax. We analyze: the time on Flomax when people have Hair loss, age of these people, the severity of Hair loss, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Flomax. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flomax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is used in enlarged prostate, prostate cancer, frequent or urgent urination, urination - difficulty with flow, urinary retention. Commonly reported side effects of Flomax include dizziness, weakness, fatigue, breathing difficulty, pain.
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 15, 2013: 19,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 100 people (0.51%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Flomax when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||40.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Flomax * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||18.07%||10.84%||71.08% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Flomax ** :
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (12 people, 12.00%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 12.00%)
- Metastases to bone (11 people, 11.00%)
- Depression (11 people, 11.00%)
- Prostate cancer (10 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (28 people, 28.00%)
- Levaquin (26 people, 26.00%)
- Protonix (20 people, 20.00%)
- Oxycodone hcl (19 people, 19.00%)
- Lipitor (19 people, 19.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By milpro: Does prolia cause hair loss?
(for a 90 year old woman who has Hair Loss, and takes Prolia)
losing my hair is very upsetting
would other vitamins and supplements be the cause?
(Number of patients like milpro: 205)
- By johndo: Is finasteride compatible with tamulosin?
(for a 64 year old man who has Cancer - Prostate, and takes Flomax, Finasteride)
are these 2 meds compatible?I have been prescribed both and would like to know if they work together. Also is it normal to urinate 6+ times per night even after radiation therapy and hormonal treatment,(zoladex&casadex)?
(Number of patients like johndo: 726)
- By Rhonda: Can miralax cause hair loss
(for a 58 year old woman who has Constipation, Migraine - Common, Hair Loss, and takes Miralax)
I have been having a significant hair loss for the last 4 weeks. I was admitted to the hospital for a GINA bleed and was told that I needed to take Miralax daily. I was wondering if the is a connection between Miralax and my hair loss
(Number of patients like Rhonda: 636)
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