Review: could Flomax cause Postnasal drip (Nasal discharge)?
Summary: Postnasal drip is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Enlarged prostate. We study 20,464 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Postnasal drip. Find out below who they are, when they have Postnasal drip and more.
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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 21,480 Flomax users)
Postnasal drip (discharge from nose) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. (latest reports from 1,928 Postnasal drip patients)
On May, 7, 2015: 20,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 27 people (0.13%) have Postnasal Drip.
Time on Flomax when people have Postnasal drip * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Postnasal drip||16.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Postnasal drip when taking Flomax * :
|Postnasal drip||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.17%||0.00%||8.33%||87.50% |
Severity of Postnasal drip when taking Flomax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Postnasal drip||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Postnasal drip ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Postnasal drip||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (8 people, 29.63%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 14.81%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 14.81%)
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 11.11%)
- Prostatic disorder (3 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (9 people, 33.33%)
- Simvastatin (4 people, 14.81%)
- Xyzal (3 people, 11.11%)
- Protonix (3 people, 11.11%)
- Zetia (3 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (5 years ago):
Both Avodart and Flomax work effectively to control BPH. Advil used to control peripheral pain. Seeing rhynorhea as a side effect.
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