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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,572 people who have side effects when taking Flomax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

30,572 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 800 people (2.62%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Insomnia?

Time on Flomax when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.92 %
  • 10+ years: 1.92 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 9.49 %
  • male: 90.51 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 0.67 %
  • 20-29: 0.5 %
  • 30-39: 3.52 %
  • 40-49: 10.91 %
  • 50-59: 21.98 %
  • 60+: 61.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (69 people, 8.62%)
  • High Blood Pressure (64 people, 8.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (48 people, 6.00%)
  • Depression (43 people, 5.38%)
  • Prostatomegaly (37 people, 4.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (123 people, 15.38%)
  • Aspirin (102 people, 12.75%)
  • Ambien (96 people, 12.00%)
  • Oxycontin (91 people, 11.38%)
  • Lipitor (87 people, 10.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (223 people, 27.88%)
  • Fatigue (194 people, 24.25%)
  • Pain (182 people, 22.75%)
  • Nausea (160 people, 20.00%)
  • Weakness (159 people, 19.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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