Review: could Flomax cause Platelet Count Decreased?


Summary

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 20,527 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 578 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 21,210 users)

Platelet Count Decreased

Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with death, sepsis, pancytopenia, thrombocytopenia, fatigue (latest reports from 95,087 Platelet count decreased patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

20,527 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 578 people (2.82%) 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: 76.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 6.03 %
  • male: 93.97 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.2 %
  • 30-39: 1.62 %
  • 40-49: 4.26 %
  • 50-59: 14.4 %
  • 60+: 79.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (78 people)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (38 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (29 people)
  • Hypertension (29 people)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (123 people)
  • Aspirin (109 people)
  • Zometa (102 people)
  • Allopurinol (89 people)
  • Coumadin (88 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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