Related topic: Flomax, Tinnitus
Review: could Flomax cause Tinnitus?
Summary: Tinnitus could be caused by Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
We study 20,416 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus 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.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 112,977 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 20,416 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 140 people (0.69%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.12% of all the 112,995 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.
Time on Flomax when people have Tinnitus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Flomax * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Flomax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (37 people, 26.43%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 15.71%)
- Nocturia (19 people, 13.57%)
- Dementia alzheimer's type (18 people, 12.86%)
- Constipation (11 people, 7.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (42 people, 30.00%)
- Toprol-xl (39 people, 27.86%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (32 people, 22.86%)
- Fluconazole (30 people, 21.43%)
- Aspirin (30 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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