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Review: could Flomax cause Stuffy nose (Nasal congestion)?

Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 20,436 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

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,451 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Trend of flomax reports

Stuffy nose

Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 14,460 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.

Trend of Stuffy nose reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 20,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 243 people (1.19%) have Stuffy Nose.

Trend of Stuffy nose in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Stuffy nose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stuffy nose22.22%50.00%11.11%11.11%5.56%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.93%10.67%8.99%76.40%

Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (55 people, 22.63%)
  2. Hypertension (40 people, 16.46%)
  3. Osteoporosis (17 people, 7.00%)
  4. Depression (15 people, 6.17%)
  5. Bone loss (12 people, 4.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (50 people, 20.58%)
  2. Zometa (48 people, 19.75%)
  3. Lipitor (35 people, 14.40%)
  4. Prevacid (35 people, 14.40%)
  5. Monopril (29 people, 11.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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