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Review: could Flomax cause Prostate cancer?

We study 20,433 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.

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Flomax

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,448 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer (latest reports from 54,189 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 20,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 269 people (1.32%) 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.

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