eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community


All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms   -   Check drugs   -   Compare drugs   -   Join a support group   -   More tools

Review: could Flomax cause Prostate cancer?

Summary: Prostate cancer is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Enlarged prostate.

We study 20,462 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 269 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more.

You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Flomax and have Prostate cancer >>>

 

Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 21,477 Flomax users)

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems. (latest reports from 21,863 Prostate cancer patients)

On Apr, 17, 2015: 20,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 269 people (1.31%) have Prostate Cancer.

Trend of Prostate cancer in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Prostate cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Prostate cancer10.53%21.05%0.00%42.11%10.53%15.79%0.00%

Age of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prostate cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.84%12.63%80.53%

Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Flomax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (67 people, 24.91%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (27 people, 10.04%)
  3. Prostate cancer (25 people, 9.29%)
  4. Hypertension (25 people, 9.29%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (14 people, 5.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (56 people, 20.82%)
  2. Zometa (40 people, 14.87%)
  3. Coumadin (39 people, 14.50%)
  4. Lipitor (37 people, 13.75%)
  5. Lisinopril (32 people, 11.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Get connected: join our support group of flomax and prostate cancer on

Do you have Prostate Cancer while taking Flomax?

 

 

 

You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Flomax and have Prostate Cancer
- support group for people who take Flomax
- support group for people who have Prostate Cancer

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):

Recent Flomax related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us - eHealth.me

 
© 2015 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.