Review: could Flomax cause Platelet count decreased?
This is a review of Platelet count decreased (Thrombocytopenia ) by studying 19,745 people who take Flomax. We analyze: the time on Flomax when people have Platelet count decreased, age of these people, the severity of Platelet count decreased, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Flomax. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,417 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate, prostate cancer. Commonly reported side effects of Flomax include dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Platelet count decreased
Platelet count decreased (latest reports from 230,153 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 19,745 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 256 people (1.30%) have Platelet Count Decreased. They amount to 0.11% of all the 229,014 people who have Platelet Count Decreased.
Time on Flomax when people have Platelet count decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Platelet count decreased||85.71%||7.14%||7.14%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Flomax * :
|Platelet count decreased||0.00%||0.44%||0.00%||0.00%||3.11%||2.22%||9.33%||84.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (32 people, 12.50%)
- Multiple myeloma (32 people, 12.50%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 8.59%)
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (15 people, 5.86%)
- Prophylaxis (15 people, 5.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (54 people, 21.09%)
- Nexium (41 people, 16.02%)
- Allopurinol (40 people, 15.62%)
- Lasix (39 people, 15.23%)
- Folic acid (39 people, 15.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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for more than 2 years I have struggled with different side effects, one by one I eliminated vitamins or medications until recently all side effects are back to back. If I have a headache and back ache in the morning by the evening there are other side effects, they alternate on the daily. At this point I have consulted 2 Doctors, Urgent Care and ER, no one Doctor will remove this Implanon. I've been told the Doctor who put it in must take it out and I was insulting the Doctor by asking another one to remove it. My heart thumps out of my chest and I fear i have little time and I've gone so far as to trying to cut it out myself. I want this foreign device out of my system before it's too late!!!
Lyn on Jan, 22, 2014:
I can not believe what I have just read. You were describing me down to a tee. I have been having chronic headaches for 6 months with no let up. I have had scans and tried so many different medications that made me so ill. The final straw were the painful ulcers on my legs which caused me so much pain it was difficult to walk. I asked for my inplant to be removed I was refused saying that wasn't the cause. I have since Bern back and I am having it removed next week. I really hope it is the answer
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