Review: could Flomax cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 22, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,745 people who take Flomax. Among them, 417 have Itching. See who they are, when they have Itching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,417 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate, prostate cancer. Commonly reported side effects of Flomax include dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Itching (latest reports from 512,584 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 19,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 417 people (2.11%) have Itching.
Time on Flomax when people have Itching * :
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Age of people who have Itching when taking Flomax * :
Severity of Itching when taking Flomax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (56 people, 13.43%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 7.91%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (28 people, 6.71%)
- Angiogram (23 people, 5.52%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (22 people, 5.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (131 people, 31.41%)
- Niaspan (67 people, 16.07%)
- Norvasc (53 people, 12.71%)
- Lasix (50 people, 11.99%)
- Lisinopril (42 people, 10.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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this itch bothers most at night and if on the legs I dare not rub or scratch.or it gets much worse. also on Avodart and use Zantac
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