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Review: could Flomax cause Testicular pain?

Summary: Testicular pain 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 Alprazolam, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 20,454 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 64 have Testicular pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Testicular pain and more.

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Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 21,472 Flomax users)

Testicular pain

Testicular pain (pain in testes) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, hair loss, pain, high blood pressure, erection problems. (latest reports from 1,377 Testicular pain patients)

On Feb, 15, 2015: 20,454 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 64 people (0.31%) have Testicular Pain.

Trend of Testicular pain in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Testicular pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Testicular pain50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Testicular pain when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Testicular pain0.00%0.00%1.96%0.00%0.00%33.33%7.84%56.86%

Severity of Testicular pain when taking Flomax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Testicular pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (11 people, 17.19%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (9 people, 14.06%)
  3. Prophylaxis (8 people, 12.50%)
  4. Hypogonadism (8 people, 12.50%)
  5. Gynaecomastia (8 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Alprazolam (25 people, 39.06%)
  2. Folic acid (25 people, 39.06%)
  3. Levaquin (25 people, 39.06%)
  4. Protonix (24 people, 37.50%)
  5. Zometa (24 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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