Review: could Flomax cause Vomiting?


Summary

Vomiting 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 Pain . We study 26,771 people who have side effects while taking Flomax from FDA and social media. Among them, 676 have Vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Vomiting 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 28,819 users)

Vomiting

Vomiting has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 227,236 Vomiting patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

26,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 676 people (2.53%) have Vomiting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Vomiting?

Time on Flomax when people have Vomiting *:

  • < 1 month: 64.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.68 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.68 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vomiting when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 13.69 %
  • male: 86.31 %

Age of people who have Vomiting when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.71 %
  • 20-29: 0.53 %
  • 30-39: 3.19 %
  • 40-49: 9.75 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 68.97 %

Severity if Vomiting when taking Flomax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Vomiting **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (66 people, 9.76%)
  • Hypertension (52 people, 7.69%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (40 people, 5.92%)
  • Prostate Cancer (35 people, 5.18%)
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (33 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (170 people, 25.15%)
  • Zometa (113 people, 16.72%)
  • Lasix (113 people, 16.72%)
  • Zofran (99 people, 14.64%)
  • Protonix (96 people, 14.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (451 people, 66.72%)
  • Diarrhoea (236 people, 34.91%)
  • Asthenia (191 people, 28.25%)
  • Pain (186 people, 27.51%)
  • Fatigue (176 people, 26.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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