Review: could Flomax cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Enlarged prostate. We study 20,464 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 445 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 21,480 Flomax users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,320 Itching patients)
On May, 17, 2015: 20,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 441 people (2.16%) have Itching.
Time on Flomax when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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 ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (57 people, 12.93%)
- Hypertension (34 people, 7.71%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (28 people, 6.35%)
- Angiogram (23 people, 5.22%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (22 people, 4.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (134 people, 30.39%)
- Niaspan (71 people, 16.10%)
- Norvasc (55 people, 12.47%)
- Lasix (50 people, 11.34%)
- Lisinopril (44 people, 9.98%)
* 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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