Review: could Flomax cause Nasal congestion?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,745 people who take Flomax. Among them, 243 have Nasal congestion. See who they are, when they have Nasal congestion and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,417 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate, prostate cancer. Commonly reported side effects of Flomax include dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 75,819 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 19,745 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 243 people (1.23%) have Nasal Congestion. They amount to 0.32% of all the 75,808 people who have Nasal Congestion.
Time on Flomax when people have Nasal congestion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nasal congestion||22.22%||50.00%||11.11%||11.11%||5.56%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Nasal congestion when taking Flomax * :
|Nasal congestion||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.93%||10.67%||8.99%||76.40% |
Severity of Nasal congestion when taking Flomax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nasal congestion||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Nasal congestion ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (55 people, 22.63%)
- Hypertension (40 people, 16.46%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 7.00%)
- Depression (15 people, 6.17%)
- Bone loss (12 people, 4.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (50 people, 20.58%)
- Zometa (48 people, 19.75%)
- Prevacid (35 people, 14.40%)
- Lipitor (35 people, 14.40%)
- Monopril (29 people, 11.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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