Flomax and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching 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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,675 people who have side effects when taking Flomax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

29,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 623 people (2.1%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Itching?

Time on Flomax when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 44.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.82 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 2.94 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 7.44 %
  • male: 92.56 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.86 %
  • 40-49: 7.1 %
  • 50-59: 10.97 %
  • 60+: 80.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (67 people, 10.75%)
  • High Blood Pressure (53 people, 8.51%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (53 people, 8.51%)
  • Pain (33 people, 5.30%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (25 people, 4.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (114 people, 18.30%)
  • Lasix (81 people, 13.00%)
  • Niaspan (76 people, 12.20%)
  • Lipitor (69 people, 11.08%)
  • Lisinopril (63 people, 10.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (194 people, 31.14%)
  • Fatigue (112 people, 17.98%)
  • Weakness (98 people, 15.73%)
  • Pain (98 people, 15.73%)
  • Diarrhea (79 people, 12.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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