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Review: could Flomax cause Tinnitus?





Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 20,438 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 140 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Flomax

Flomax has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 21,453 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Tinnitus 19,391 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 20,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 141 people (0.69%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus62.50%8.33%0.00%12.50%12.50%4.17%0.00%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.08%21.71%68.22%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (37 people, 26.24%)
  2. Hypertension (22 people, 15.60%)
  3. Nocturia (19 people, 13.48%)
  4. Dementia alzheimer's type (18 people, 12.77%)
  5. Constipation (11 people, 7.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (42 people, 29.79%)
  2. Toprol-xl (39 people, 27.66%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (32 people, 22.70%)
  4. Fluconazole (30 people, 21.28%)
  5. Aspirin (30 people, 21.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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