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Review: could Flomax cause Vision blurred?

We study 20,430 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

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,444 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Vision blurred

Vision blurred (latest reports from 310,251 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 20,429 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 310,181 people who have Vision Blurred on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vision blurred in Flomax reports

Time on Flomax when people have Vision blurred * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vision blurred50.98%31.37%3.92%7.84%1.96%3.92%0.00%

Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Flomax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vision blurred0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.82%5.23%17.95%75.00%

Severity of Vision blurred when taking Flomax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vision blurred25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vision blurred0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (115 people, 24.84%)
  2. Pain (55 people, 11.88%)
  3. Hypertension (55 people, 11.88%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (51 people, 11.02%)
  5. Osteoporosis (32 people, 6.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (162 people, 34.99%)
  2. Zometa (108 people, 23.33%)
  3. Prednisone (91 people, 19.65%)
  4. Oxycontin (90 people, 19.44%)
  5. Neurontin (80 people, 17.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Bystolic was effective in lowering my blood pressure. However, this drug has caused HORRIFIC problems for me. I have never had anything affect me so adversely. I believe that at first I was metabolizing it well, but after a couple of weeks I felt poisoned. It has been 5 months since I stopped taking it, and I believe I am finally coming out of it. I curse the day that I was foolish enough to ingest this substance.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Since taking Flomax, exercising has become difficult. I want to see if this will go away.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have been taking large amounts of benadryl almost daily for the last two years. These last 6 months I have noticed weird and painful/scary symptoms after taking my dose (yellow skin,reversed vision; i am normally nearsighted but after taking a dose I become farsighted or completely blurred.lower back pain, stomach burning, even seizures) these symptoms fade after the benadryl works its way out of my system. I just dont know if i should be concerned or not

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