Review: could Flomax cause Insomnia?


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 Benign prostatic hyperplasia . We study 26,771 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 671 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 28,819 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 199,411 Insomnia patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

26,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 671 people (2.51%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Insomnia?

Time on Flomax when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 37.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.37 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.85 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 8.07 %
  • male: 91.93 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 0.58 %
  • 30-39: 3.88 %
  • 40-49: 10.47 %
  • 50-59: 22.87 %
  • 60+: 61.43 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Flomax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 30 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (84 people, 12.52%)
  • Pain (58 people, 8.64%)
  • Hypertension (51 people, 7.60%)
  • Depression (37 people, 5.51%)
  • Prostate Cancer (33 people, 4.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (110 people, 16.39%)
  • Aspirin (91 people, 13.56%)
  • Ambien (89 people, 13.26%)
  • Oxycontin (82 people, 12.22%)
  • Lipitor (74 people, 11.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (179 people, 26.68%)
  • Pain (156 people, 23.25%)
  • Fatigue (153 people, 22.80%)
  • Depression (129 people, 19.23%)
  • Nausea (123 people, 18.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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