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Review: could Flomax cause Insomnia?

We study 20,433 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

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,446 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 757,392 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 20,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 588 people (2.88%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia36.96%28.26%6.52%6.52%19.57%2.17%0.00%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%1.18%0.20%4.12%11.18%20.00%63.33%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%50.00%30.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (85 people, 14.46%)
  2. Pain (50 people, 8.50%)
  3. Hypertension (41 people, 6.97%)
  4. Depression (28 people, 4.76%)
  5. Insomnia (28 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (140 people, 23.81%)
  2. Zometa (103 people, 17.52%)
  3. Ambien (85 people, 14.46%)
  4. Oxycontin (82 people, 13.95%)
  5. Lipitor (69 people, 11.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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