Review: could Flomax cause Hair loss?
This is a review of Hair loss by studying 19,745 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 from 21,417 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate, frequent or urgent urination. Commonly reported side effects of Flomax include dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,491 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 19,735 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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Believe my problem is with Formoterol. Symptoms (breathlessness and being winded with minimal exertion) first noted three years ago after taking Foradil aerolizer (formoterol) and asmanex twisthaler for one to two years. Health, stamina gradually dimished to shortness of breath with minimal exertion. One - two years ago prescription changed to symbicort. health improved dramatically for approximately two months. Began walking one to two miles a day. Now back to being winded with minimal exertion. Health seems better until I take my symbicort. Spiriva seems to counter act breathlessness at morning when I take with symbicort. At evening with no Spiriva, breathlessness prevails. using Spiriva twice daily works but doctor says no.
From this study (4 days ago):
I am in my 40s and I work in college admissions. Ive never experienced migraines before and have been otherwise healthy. I fell hitting my head and was prescribed this medicine. Using this med had me in the hospital twice, I have severe hair loss, and what the er Dr says is syncope that makes me pass out. The Dr wants to try something new but look at me, in a profession where you're always in the public eye, almost bald and still suffering migraines.This is life altering but is being treated as , just one of those things...its depressing
Kart on Mar, 7, 2014:
Hi I'm male, 24, of Sri Lankan origin but born and raised in the United Kingdom, I'm adding these details as it was requested when attempting to reply to you.
My question is was this on Modafinil/Provigil/Nuvigil and if so which one please?
The comment below you is talking about statin which is a cholesterol reducing drug, so was wondering whether you were talking about the same. Thanks in advance.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Don't know exactly when I started losing my hair. It became apparent to me early fall, which would have been about 3 months into my wellbutrin and 1 month into my seroquel.
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My doctor took me off Lisinopril due to the cough and put me on Losartan. After about 1 year I noticed hair breakage and hair loss. Can the hair damage be reverse by going back to Lisinopril?
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Been experiencing hair loss for several months and the loss has increased the last couple of months. My doctor ran thyroid test and it was normal. The loss has been gradual and it is not breaking off, but coming out at the root.
- Flomax does not help with frequent night time urination maybe not bph but nocturnal?
Tried many and costly prostate related products to no avail. Dr says prostate only marginally enlarged but hard. Could not urinate at all after taking postoperative codein based pain meds. Wonder if nocturnal is a separate and differently medicated condition
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