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 22,013 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 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 23,726 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 drug effect decreased, breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, nosebleed, insomnia (latest reports from 18,980 Nasal congestion patients).
On Aug, 25, 2016
22,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 252 people (1.14%) have Nasal Congestion
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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?
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.
Hi, my name is Mary. I moved to AZ about 10 years ago. I have never had any allergies or sinus issues. I started on Humira about 6 years ago, and I have had sinus problems ever since. I never connected the two as so many people have allergies in AZ. Every year it is a new symptom from sinus ...
Hi, my name is Reggie I take 40 units of levermir every night at bedtime. I'm 74 years old. I have been taking it for about 3 months. My allergy dr and Endo tell me it won't cause sinus congestion . I have been on antibiotics for two weeks. My congestion is constant but did clear up and came ...
I have been on flomax for a short time, and have had a lot of side effects. Stuffy nose, muscle weakness, hives, vivid dreams and even heart arrhythmia. There is FDA approved medicine with far fewer side affects. Flomax is not FDA approved.
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