Flomax and Platelet count decreased - from FDA reports
Platelet count decreased 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 Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Platelet count decreased with Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,675 people who have side effects when taking Flomax from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 22, 2017
29,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 792 people (2.67%) have Platelet Count Decreased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Flomax when people have Platelet Count Decreased *:
- < 1 month: 81.48 %
- 1 - 6 months: 7.41 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.41 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Flomax *:
- female: 5.57 %
- male: 94.43 %
Age of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Flomax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.3 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.45 %
- 30-39: 1.35 %
- 40-49: 4.05 %
- 50-59: 12.91 %
- 60+: 80.93 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (144 people, 18.18%)
- Pain (46 people, 5.81%)
- High Blood Pressure (40 people, 5.05%)
- Myelodysplastic Syndrome (39 people, 4.92%)
- Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (39 people, 4.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (156 people, 19.70%)
- Revlimid (135 people, 17.05%)
- Zometa (133 people, 16.79%)
- Aspirin (125 people, 15.78%)
- Allopurinol (111 people, 14.02%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Anaemia (160 people, 20.20%)
- Weakness (152 people, 19.19%)
- Fatigue (150 people, 18.94%)
- Pneumonia (148 people, 18.69%)
- Pain (145 people, 18.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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