Nasal congestion is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia . We study 20,286 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 249 have Nasal congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Nasal congestion and more.
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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 21,170 users)
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 ageusia, breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, insomnia, smell - impaired (latest reports from 13,746 Nasal congestion patients).
On Jul, 29, 2016
20,286 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 249 people (1.23%) have Nasal Congestion
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** Reports from social media are used.
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I am a male born in August 1936. Diagnosed with terminal bladder cancer in Oct. 2007, I responded well to chemo. However, there has been three recurrences since remission, tho of far less severity. I was put on tamsulosin from Nov. 2007. Tho' my creatinine was a bit high during the early stages of chemo (93 ummol/L, varying from 82 - 105), my eGFR was about 60 or greater until May 2013 - not giving me too much alarm. However, CT/MRI scans did indicate my right kidney was atrophing. I was assured this was due to the ureter being blocked due to the scarring in removing the bladder tumour. And that the other kidney was fine and able to cope on its own. It was noticed about March 2014 that the remaining kidney was failing - creatinine rsing to above 220, eGFR falling to 28. The nephrologist could offer no explanation as to why this may have happened - despite having full access to all my notes; words to the effect that these things just happen. Similarly my urologist never suggested that there may be a problem due to taking tamsulosin. So I continued taking tamsulsin on and off, virtually stopping in Aug. 2014 when I had a prostatectomy to bore out my prostate. Having recurrent bladder cancer that was my main concern, tho' a failing kidney was becoming equally important in terms of survival. As a daily self-tracker of lifestyle for 40+ years in increasing detail, I have good records covering my whole time on tamsulosin as well as many clinical markers. So when my getting up at night increased in frequency and I went back on tamsusolin, I noticed that my %risk of loosing my kidney in 5 years shot up - and I suspected this was due to tamsulosin - which I stopped fairly quickly (I'd taken it for 20 days). I will do creatinine and albumin tests in a few days to see if my risk has reduced again - it had been improving prior to re-starting tamsulosin (it had risen from 3.4% to 9.2%; but has been as high as 40+%. My data has shown that animal protein (and and fish to a less extent) correlated with increased kidney marker distress. Vegetable protein correlated highly with reducing stress. I have become vegan since uncovering these correlations.
I took Tamsulosin for a month for BPH. It actually worked quite well. However, the severe nasal congested was unbearable causing me to d/c the drug. I have now tried alfuzosin and other alpha blockers without success. I'm interested to know if anyone has had success combating the Flomax induced nasal congestion?
Hi my name is Darin, I have been diagnosed with COPD and fibrosis for about a year now. I just turned 55 and I am on oxygen about 20 hrs/day. I take symbicort and duo neb. It is very hard for me to use a nose cannula because I am so stuffed up, completely shut to the point I just want to jump out a window. I have taken every medication there is for the nose ... antihistamine's, sprays, rinses, pills, even allergy shots ..... with NO results!! I even had nasal surgery .... I now use neil med saline and straight budesonide nasal rinse and get some relief. I have found on line, its called an "oxy-arm" it doesn't work as good as a nasal cannula, but for instance, instead of 2 L on a cannula, I use 5 L on my home concentrator, because it goes directly into my mouth. Like so many of you, I am seeing an ENT again, and have seen many ..... many Dr.'s, even from Mayo Clinic and none can give me a direct answer. I feel like I just exist not live because I'm a prisoner of my own nose!!!
88 year old male can't breath through nose.He just blows and blows his nose all time. I have him to wash nose with warm water to clean it out. But he still blows. It sounds dry to me He says it makes it hard to breath.
hes been on his meds for the sezures sence he was 2 and now 14 (lamotrigine), and just got put on flomax for his kidney stones a month ago , and he had a sezure sunday morning out of no where , do you think taking them both together may have cause this to happen ?
Hi my name is Darin, I have been diagnosed with COPD and fibrosis for about a year now. I just turned 55 and I am on oxygen about 20 hrs/day. I take symbicort and duo neb. It is very hard for me to use a nose cannula because I am so stuffed up, completely shut to the point I just want to jump ...
I am a male born in August 1936. Diagnosed with terminal bladder cancer in Oct. 2007, I responded well to chemo. However, there has been three recurrences since remission, tho of far less severity. I was put on tamsulosin from Nov. 2007. Tho' my creatinine was a bit high during the early ...
I had an operation on my nose and still have stuffy nose waking me up at night cause I cant breathe. trying ponaris . Anyone have any other suggestions. I tried to get off of it with Latuda but Latuda is really bad . I can only take 40 mg and was on 60 but had to take 50 more mg of Seroquel to ...
When is the best time to take these two drugs and if they can be taken together. I am taking mesalemeen at seven o'clock after supper but it upsets my digestive tract and brings on gas for two hours. I am 65 and retired.
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