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Review: could Flomax cause Hallucination (Hallucinations)?





Summary: Hallucination is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 20,438 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination 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 21,453 users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.(latest reports from Hallucination 30,019 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 20,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 173 people (0.85%) have Hallucination.

Trend of Hallucination in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%0.61%0.00%1.22%4.88%5.49%11.59%76.22%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Flomax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (44 people, 25.43%)
  2. Pain (30 people, 17.34%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (16 people, 9.25%)
  4. Hypertension (15 people, 8.67%)
  5. Depression (12 people, 6.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (50 people, 28.90%)
  2. Neurontin (47 people, 27.17%)
  3. Zoloft (46 people, 26.59%)
  4. Atenolol (44 people, 25.43%)
  5. Norvasc (41 people, 23.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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