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Review: could Flomax cause High blood pressure?





Summary: 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 High blood pressure.

We study 20,438 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 712 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure 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)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 20,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 712 people (3.48%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure48.72%2.56%2.56%20.51%12.82%7.69%5.13%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.97%7.73%16.43%74.88%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure16.67%83.33%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (89 people, 12.50%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (67 people, 9.41%)
  3. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (56 people, 7.87%)
  4. Pain (55 people, 7.72%)
  5. Cardiac disorder (26 people, 3.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (246 people, 34.55%)
  2. Coumadin (140 people, 19.66%)
  3. Lipitor (135 people, 18.96%)
  4. Lasix (132 people, 18.54%)
  5. Zometa (128 people, 17.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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