Flomax and Prostate cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Prostate cancer is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Prostate cancer with Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,572 people who have side effects when taking Flomax from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

30,572 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 348 people (1.14%) have Prostate cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Prostate cancer?

Time on Flomax when people have Prostate cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 10.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 3.33 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.45 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.82 %
  • 50-59: 14.09 %
  • 60+: 78.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (32 people, 9.20%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (31 people, 8.91%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people, 6.32%)
  • Prostatomegaly (17 people, 4.89%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (15 people, 4.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (46 people, 13.22%)
  • Aspirin (44 people, 12.64%)
  • Lipitor (39 people, 11.21%)
  • Coumadin (38 people, 10.92%)
  • Proscar (34 people, 9.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (56 people, 16.09%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (53 people, 15.23%)
  • High Blood Pressure (49 people, 14.08%)
  • Dizziness (45 people, 12.93%)
  • Chest Pain (45 people, 12.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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