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Review: could Flomax cause Postnasal drip?

Summary: Postnasal drip could be caused by Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 20,416 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.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 20,354 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 27 people (0.13%) have Postnasal Drip. They amount to 0.27% of all the 9,946 people who have Postnasal Drip on eHealthMe.

Trend of Postnasal drip in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Postnasal drip * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Postnasal drip16.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%16.67%

Age of people who have Postnasal drip when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Postnasal drip0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.17%0.00%8.33%87.50%

Severity of Postnasal drip when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Postnasal drip33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Postnasal drip ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Postnasal drip0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (8 people, 29.63%)
  2. Hypertension (4 people, 14.81%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 14.81%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 11.11%)
  5. Prostatic disorder (3 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (9 people, 33.33%)
  2. Simvastatin (4 people, 14.81%)
  3. Xyzal (3 people, 11.11%)
  4. Protonix (3 people, 11.11%)
  5. Zetia (3 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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