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.
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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 21,477 Flomax users)
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.
Time on Flomax when people have Prostate cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Prostate cancer||10.53%||21.05%||0.00%||42.11%||10.53%||15.79%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Flomax * :
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.84%||12.63%||80.53% |
Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Flomax ** :
How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (67 people, 24.91%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (27 people, 10.04%)
- Prostate cancer (25 people, 9.29%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 9.29%)
- Multiple myeloma (14 people, 5.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (56 people, 20.82%)
- Zometa (40 people, 14.87%)
- Coumadin (39 people, 14.50%)
- Lipitor (37 people, 13.75%)
- Lisinopril (32 people, 11.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Omeprazole, Altace, Crestor, Flomax, Levoxyl for a 82-year old man with Blood Clots, Acid Reflux, High Blood Pressure, Birth Control, Urinary Ca+2, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Angina - Stable, Mouth Ulceration, Anaemia
- A study of drug interactions between Baby Aspirin, Fish Oil, Flomax, Gemfibrozil, Fosinopril Sodium for a 49-year old man with Heart Mri, Ldl/hdl Ratio Increased, Dysuria, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Hypertension. The patient has Back Pain - Nonspecific
- A study of drug interactions between Cipro, Lisinopril, Flomax for a 56-year old man with Prostatitis, Hbp, Bph. The patient has Pain - Testicle(s)
- A study of drug interactions between Flomax, Aspirin for a 55-year old man with Enlarged Prostate, Heartburn Prevention. The patient has Splinter Hemorrhages
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Proair Hfa, Ginger Root, Simvastatin, Probiotic, Flomax, Humulin R, Atenolol, Rocephin, Doxycycline Hyclate for a 57-year old man with Hypertension, Chronic Bronchitis, Health, High Blood Cholesterol, General Physical Health Deterioration, Cancer - Prostate, Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Respiratory Tract Congestion, Infection - Ear. The patient has Low Blood Sugar
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