Review: could Flomax cause Stuffy Nose?


Stuffy nose is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia . We study 22,013 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 have Stuffy nose. Find out below who they are, when they have Stuffy nose and more.

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Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 23,726 users)

Stuffy Nose

Stuffy nose has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, pain, nosebleed, insomnia, smell - impaired (latest reports from 18,980 Stuffy nose patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

22,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 252 people (1.14%) have Stuffy Nose

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Stuffy nose?

Time on Flomax when people have Stuffy Nose *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 43.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stuffy Nose when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 3.67 %
  • male: 96.33 %

Age of people who have Stuffy Nose when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.2 %
  • 30-39: 5.42 %
  • 40-49: 9.64 %
  • 50-59: 10.84 %
  • 60+: 72.89 %

Severity if Stuffy Nose when taking Flomax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (46 people)
  • Hypertension (40 people)
  • Osteoporosis (16 people)
  • Depression (16 people)
  • Bone Loss (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (50 people)
  • Aspirin (39 people)
  • Prevacid (35 people)
  • Lipitor (33 people)
  • Monopril (29 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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