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 Hypertension . We study 20,286 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 21,170 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with weight decreased, drug effect decreased, heart rate increased, abdominal pain, back pain (latest reports from 19,186 Tinnitus patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

20,286 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 140 people (0.69%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Tinnitus?

Time on Flomax when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 27.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 0.71 %
  • male: 99.29 %

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: 10.81 %
  • 50-59: 25.23 %
  • 60+: 63.96 %

Severity if Tinnitus when taking Flomax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Tinnitus **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 20 %
  • not yet: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (21 people)
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (17 people)
  • Constipation (11 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people)
  • Metastasis (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (42 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (39 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (31 people)
  • Fluconazole (30 people)
  • Folic Acid (26 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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