Related topic: Flomax, Insomnia
Review: could Flomax cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia could be caused by Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
We study 20,416 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 537 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,425 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 776,711 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Apr, 6, 2014: 20,354 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 588 people (2.89%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.08% of all the 773,322 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.
Time on Flomax when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Flomax * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Flomax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (85 people, 14.46%)
- Pain (50 people, 8.50%)
- Hypertension (41 people, 6.97%)
- Depression (28 people, 4.76%)
- Insomnia (28 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (140 people, 23.81%)
- Zometa (103 people, 17.52%)
- Ambien (85 people, 14.46%)
- Oxycontin (82 people, 13.95%)
- Lipitor (69 people, 11.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) is often used for enlarged prostate. Find out below the conditions Flomax is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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