Review: could Flomax cause Itching?
We study 20,432 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 440 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,445 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Itching (latest reports from 544,742 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 20,429 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 440 people (2.15%) have Itching. They amount to 0.08% of all the 544,802 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.
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 ** :
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How people recovered from Itching ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (56 people, 12.73%)
- Hypertension (34 people, 7.73%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (28 people, 6.36%)
- Angiogram (23 people, 5.23%)
- Pain (22 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (134 people, 30.45%)
- Niaspan (71 people, 16.14%)
- Norvasc (55 people, 12.50%)
- Lasix (50 people, 11.36%)
- Lisinopril (44 people, 10.00%)
* 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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