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Review: could Flomax cause Nasal congestion?

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 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 20,436 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 243 have Nasal congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Nasal congestion and more.

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Flomax

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,450 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Trend of flomax reports

Nasal congestion

Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 78,403 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.

Trend of Nasal congestion reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 20,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 243 people (1.19%) have Nasal Congestion.

Trend of Nasal congestion in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Nasal congestion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nasal congestion22.22%50.00%11.11%11.11%5.56%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nasal congestion0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.93%10.67%8.99%76.40%

Severity of Nasal congestion when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nasal congestion0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Nasal congestion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (55 people, 22.63%)
  2. Hypertension (40 people, 16.46%)
  3. Osteoporosis (17 people, 7.00%)
  4. Depression (15 people, 6.17%)
  5. Bone loss (12 people, 4.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (50 people, 20.58%)
  2. Zometa (48 people, 19.75%)
  3. Lipitor (35 people, 14.40%)
  4. Prevacid (35 people, 14.40%)
  5. Monopril (29 people, 11.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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