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Review: could Flomax cause Libido decreased?

Summary: Libido decreased could be caused by Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Avodart, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 20,416 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

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,425 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Libido decreased

Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex) (latest reports from 32,820 patients) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, stress and anxiety, hair loss, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 20,416 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 110 people (0.54%) have Libido Decreased. They amount to 0.34% of all the 32,785 people who have Libido Decreased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Libido decreased in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Libido decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Libido decreased12.50%0.00%12.50%25.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Libido decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.33%2.74%19.18%65.75%

Severity of Libido decreased when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Libido decreased0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Libido decreased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (56 people, 50.91%)
  2. Prophylaxis (21 people, 19.09%)
  3. Hypertension (18 people, 16.36%)
  4. Osteopenia (16 people, 14.55%)
  5. Hypogonadism (15 people, 13.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avodart (47 people, 42.73%)
  2. Proscar (23 people, 20.91%)
  3. Ambien (23 people, 20.91%)
  4. Zometa (20 people, 18.18%)
  5. Celebrex (19 people, 17.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Urine/bladder control is a result of prostate cancer. I had radioactive implants 10 years ago and PSA has stayed less than .1 ever since.

    I have been taking Atacand 5 to 7 years and started felodipine 5 months ago. B.P is running about 140 over 85. Lung-breathing problems began 3-4 years ago. I've been taking Symbicort 3+ years and Started Spiriva 6 months ago. Breathing problems have become more severe with each passing year.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • The side effects of taking meds pop up each time I take them.
    I was taking Cipro and Ibuprophen for prostatitus and had stomach pain, vomiting,
    diarhea, acid reflux from that, so I stopped taking it even though it helped with prostatitus symptoms. I no longer had nocturia or sudden urges to go, but the burning intensified. Each time one issue is addressed, another issue pops up.
    It is so frustrating. Had a flare up of having to pee multiple times during the day yesterday. Slow stream with burning. Flomax helped, but ringing intensified to uncomfortable. What to do, what to do?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • After 6 hours I get nauseous and a migraine and throw up.

    Reply

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