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Review: could Flomax cause Vision blurred?





Summary: Vision blurred 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 Aspirin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 20,438 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 has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 21,453 users)

Vision blurred

Vision blurred has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Vision blurred 48,523 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 20,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax. Among them, 463 people (2.27%) have Vision Blurred.

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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