Review: could Flomax cause Platelet Count Decreased?


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 . We study 27,552 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 703 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 29,612 users)

Platelet Count Decreased

Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, preventive health care, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 135,153 Platelet count decreased patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

27,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 703 people (2.55%) have Platelet Count Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Platelet count decreased?

Time on Flomax when people have Platelet Count Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 72.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 5.66 %
  • male: 94.34 %

Age of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.5 %
  • 30-39: 1.5 %
  • 40-49: 4.33 %
  • 50-59: 13.14 %
  • 60+: 80.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (78 people, 11.10%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (39 people, 5.55%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (38 people, 5.41%)
  • Pain (35 people, 4.98%)
  • Hypertension (35 people, 4.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (144 people, 20.48%)
  • Zometa (122 people, 17.35%)
  • Aspirin (120 people, 17.07%)
  • Revlimid (118 people, 16.79%)
  • Allopurinol (98 people, 13.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (143 people, 20.34%)
  • Pain (132 people, 18.78%)
  • Pneumonia (131 people, 18.63%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (127 people, 18.07%)
  • Fatigue (123 people, 17.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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