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Review: could Flomax cause Platelet count decreased (Thrombocytopenia )?





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 Aspirin, and have Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

We study 20,438 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 326 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 21,453 users)

Platelet count decreased

Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.(latest reports from Platelet count decreased 40,979 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 20,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 256 people (1.25%) have Platelet Count Decreased.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased85.71%7.14%7.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.00%0.44%0.00%0.00%3.11%2.22%9.33%84.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (32 people, 12.50%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (32 people, 12.50%)
  3. Hypertension (22 people, 8.59%)
  4. Myelodysplastic syndrome (15 people, 5.86%)
  5. Prophylaxis (15 people, 5.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (54 people, 21.09%)
  2. Nexium (41 people, 16.02%)
  3. Allopurinol (40 people, 15.62%)
  4. Lasix (39 people, 15.23%)
  5. Folic acid (39 people, 15.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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