Could Flomax cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure . We study 27,939 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA. Among them, 159 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 29,643 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis (latest reports from 28,237 Tinnitus patients).

On Dec, 26, 2016

27,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 159 people (0.57%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Tinnitus?

Time on Flomax when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 41.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 1.9 %
  • male: 98.1 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.74 %
  • 50-59: 23.14 %
  • 60+: 66.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 15.72%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (23 people, 14.47%)
  • Constipation (11 people, 6.92%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 5.66%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 5.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (46 people, 28.93%)
  • Toprol-Xl (39 people, 24.53%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (32 people, 20.13%)
  • Fluconazole (31 people, 19.50%)
  • Folic Acid (29 people, 18.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (45 people, 28.30%)
  • Back Pain (45 people, 28.30%)
  • Osteomyelitis (44 people, 27.67%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (42 people, 26.42%)
  • Fatigue (41 people, 25.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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