Review: could Flomax cause Libido decreased?
Summary: 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 Enlarged prostate.
We study 20,448 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 110 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 21,464 Flomax users)
Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, stress and anxiety, hair loss, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 6,298 Libido decreased patients)
On Jan, 3, 2015: 20,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 110 people (0.54%) have Libido Decreased.
Time on Flomax when people have Libido decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Libido decreased||12.50%||0.00%||12.50%||25.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Libido decreased when taking Flomax * :
|Libido decreased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.33%||2.74%||19.18%||65.75% |
Severity of Libido decreased when taking Flomax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Libido decreased||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Libido decreased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (56 people, 50.91%)
- Prophylaxis (21 people, 19.09%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 16.36%)
- Osteopenia (16 people, 14.55%)
- Hypogonadism (15 people, 13.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avodart (47 people, 42.73%)
- Proscar (23 people, 20.91%)
- Ambien (23 people, 20.91%)
- Zometa (20 people, 18.18%)
- Celebrex (19 people, 17.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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