Review: could Flomax cause Stuffy nose?
We study 20,432 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 21,444 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 78,238 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 20,429 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 78,219 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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From this study (4 years ago):
Within days of taking Flomax I began to get what felt like an extremely severe headcold which progressed to a chest cold. This subsided within days of stopping the flomax. A month later I tried to take Flomax again, with the same results.
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