Review: could Flomax cause Postnasal drip?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,745 people who take Flomax. Among them, 27 have Postnasal drip. See who they are, when they have Postnasal drip and more. This review is 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.
Postnasal drip (discharge from nose) (latest reports from 9,927 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 19,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 27 people (0.14%) 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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