Review: could Flomax cause Vision blurred?
We study 20,424 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 463 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred and more.
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Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,437 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Vision blurred (latest reports from 310,004 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 20,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 463 people (2.27%) have Vision Blurred. They amount to 0.15% of all the 309,915 people who have Vision Blurred on eHealthMe.
Time on Flomax when people have Vision blurred * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vision blurred||50.98%||31.37%||3.92%||7.84%||1.96%||3.92%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Flomax * :
|Vision blurred||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.82%||5.23%||17.95%||75.00% |
Severity of Vision blurred when taking Flomax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vision blurred||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vision blurred||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (115 people, 24.84%)
- Pain (55 people, 11.88%)
- Hypertension (55 people, 11.88%)
- Multiple myeloma (51 people, 11.02%)
- Osteoporosis (32 people, 6.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (162 people, 34.99%)
- Zometa (108 people, 23.33%)
- Prednisone (91 people, 19.65%)
- Oxycontin (90 people, 19.44%)
- Neurontin (80 people, 17.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
Patrick Foster on Jun, 29, 2014:
had retention. Was given flomax Got UTI after 2 weeks with same bag.Dr never checked for uti. Went to another urologist at upenn Dr O'Connell who prescribed flomax then anti biotics for uti. Burning never stopped..balls hurt all the time. I take suboxone so I could get off all those pain pills causing rage attacks. Urology wont see me again since "That's not my area. Blood in undershorts in am. just drops. Please help..how long can this last?
From this study (1 week ago):
I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.
My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.
My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.
I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.
kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:
Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
About 5 years ago I started both Flomax and Crestor. After about 3 month a very mild rash started on both insteps. This rash has gradually increased until now it is on most of body except face, neck and scalp.There was a very significant increase beginning about 6months ago, (At that time I was taken off of Plavix.
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