Related topic: Flomax, Stuffy nose
Review: could Flomax cause Stuffy nose?
Summary: Stuffy nose could be caused by Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
We study 20,416 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 243 have Stuffy nose. Find out below who they are, when they have Stuffy nose and more.
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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,425 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 77,232 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 20,354 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 243 people (1.19%) have Stuffy Nose. They amount to 0.31% of all the 77,240 people who have Stuffy Nose on eHealthMe.
Time on Flomax when people have Stuffy nose * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stuffy nose||22.22%||50.00%||11.11%||11.11%||5.56%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Flomax * :
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.93%||10.67%||8.99%||76.40% |
Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Flomax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (55 people, 22.63%)
- Hypertension (40 people, 16.46%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 7.00%)
- Depression (15 people, 6.17%)
- Bone loss (12 people, 4.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (50 people, 20.58%)
- Zometa (48 people, 19.75%)
- Prevacid (35 people, 14.40%)
- Lipitor (35 people, 14.40%)
- Monopril (29 people, 11.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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