Flomax and Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

Insomnia 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 Zometa, and have Enlarged prostate . We study 27,939 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA. Among them, 731 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia 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 29,662 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,180 Insomnia patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

27,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 731 people (2.62%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Insomnia?

Time on Flomax when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 46.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.13 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.51 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.13 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 9.24 %
  • male: 90.76 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.36 %
  • 10-19: 0.72 %
  • 20-29: 0.54 %
  • 30-39: 3.41 %
  • 40-49: 10.93 %
  • 50-59: 22.58 %
  • 60+: 61.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Enlarged Prostate (91 people, 12.45%)
  • Pain (64 people, 8.76%)
  • High Blood Pressure (59 people, 8.07%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (42 people, 5.75%)
  • Prostate Cancer (37 people, 5.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (123 people, 16.83%)
  • Aspirin (102 people, 13.95%)
  • Ambien (94 people, 12.86%)
  • Oxycontin (89 people, 12.18%)
  • Lipitor (80 people, 10.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (210 people, 28.73%)
  • Fatigue (181 people, 24.76%)
  • Pain (173 people, 23.67%)
  • Weakness (151 people, 20.66%)
  • Depression (150 people, 20.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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