Review: could Flomax cause High Blood Pressure?


High blood pressure is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 22,013 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 752 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 23,107 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 345,989 High blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

22,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 752 people (3.42%) have High Blood Pressure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause High blood pressure?

Time on Flomax when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.13 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.26 %
  • 10+ years: 5.13 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 6.31 %
  • male: 93.69 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.16 %
  • 30-39: 1.13 %
  • 40-49: 7.42 %
  • 50-59: 18.39 %
  • 60+: 72.9 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Flomax **:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 83.33 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (96 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (65 people)
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (53 people)
  • Pain (52 people)
  • Depression (28 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (208 people)
  • Lipitor (138 people)
  • Zometa (133 people)
  • Lasix (133 people)
  • Coumadin (133 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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