Flomax and Nasal congestion - from FDA reports


Summary

Nasal congestion 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 Zometa, and have Enlarged prostate . We study 27,939 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA. Among them, 314 have Nasal congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Nasal congestion and more.

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Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 29,662 users)

Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, primary pulmonary hypertension, asthma, pulmonary hypertension, psoriasis (latest reports from 30,474 Nasal congestion patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

27,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 314 people (1.12%) have Nasal Congestion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Nasal congestion?

Time on Flomax when people have Nasal Congestion *:

  • < 1 month: 38.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nasal Congestion when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 5.86 %
  • male: 94.14 %

Age of people who have Nasal Congestion when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.47 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.4 %
  • 30-39: 5.12 %
  • 40-49: 8.84 %
  • 50-59: 13.49 %
  • 60+: 70.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Enlarged Prostate (52 people, 16.56%)
  • High Blood Pressure (50 people, 15.92%)
  • Osteoporosis (19 people, 6.05%)
  • Depression (19 people, 6.05%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (18 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (56 people, 17.83%)
  • Aspirin (44 people, 14.01%)
  • Lipitor (42 people, 13.38%)
  • Prevacid (37 people, 11.78%)
  • Effexor (32 people, 10.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (59 people, 18.79%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (54 people, 17.20%)
  • Insomnia (54 people, 17.20%)
  • Pain (53 people, 16.88%)
  • Cough (52 people, 16.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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