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Review: could Flomax cause Tinnitus?

We study 20,433 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 141 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Flomax

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,448 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 115,378 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 20,433 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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