Review: could Flomax cause Libido Decreased?


Libido decreased is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Avodart, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia . We study 22,013 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Libido decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Libido decreased and more.

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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 23,726 users)

Libido Decreased

Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, hair loss, hair growth abnormal, paraesthesia (latest reports from 7,104 Libido decreased patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

22,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 116 people (0.53%) have Libido Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Libido decreased?

Time on Flomax when people have Libido Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Libido Decreased when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 1.89 %
  • male: 98.11 %

Age of people who have Libido Decreased when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.35 %
  • 30-39: 13.51 %
  • 40-49: 2.7 %
  • 50-59: 18.92 %
  • 60+: 63.51 %

Severity if Libido Decreased when taking Flomax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (55 people)
  • Prophylaxis (19 people)
  • Hypertension (18 people)
  • Osteopenia (16 people)
  • Gynaecomastia (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avodart (49 people)
  • Ambien (25 people)
  • Proscar (23 people)
  • Zometa (22 people)
  • Aciphex (21 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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