Tamsulosin hydrochloride and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Tamsulosin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Allopurinol, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 3,762 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 98 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Tamsulosin Hydrochloride

Tamsulosin hydrochloride has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Tamsulosin hydrochloride 4,127 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

3,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 98 people (2.6%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin hydrochloride cause Constipation?

Time on Tamsulosin Hydrochloride when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Tamsulosin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 6.19 %
  • male: 93.81 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Tamsulosin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.33 %
  • 40-49: 2.33 %
  • 50-59: 4.65 %
  • 60+: 90.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (17 people, 17.35%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (15 people, 15.31%)
  • High Blood Pressure (9 people, 9.18%)
  • Primary Myelofibrosis (7 people, 7.14%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (6 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (23 people, 23.47%)
  • Flomax (20 people, 20.41%)
  • Revlimid (16 people, 16.33%)
  • Prednisone (15 people, 15.31%)
  • Decadron (15 people, 15.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (29 people, 29.59%)
  • Weakness (28 people, 28.57%)
  • Urination - Painful (25 people, 25.51%)
  • Urinary Retention (25 people, 25.51%)
  • Pain (24 people, 24.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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