Review: could Tamsulosin Hydrochloride cause Dementia?


Summary

Dementia is found among people who take Tamsulosin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Allopurinol, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 2,463 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia 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 3,956 users)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with death, agitation, weakness, drowsiness, arrhythmias (latest reports from 17,753 Dementia patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

2,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 19 people (0.77%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin hydrochloride cause Dementia?

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

  • female: 5.26 %
  • male: 94.74 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 5.56 %
  • 60+: 94.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 63.16%)
  • Pericardial Effusion (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Epilepsy (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 5.26%)
  • Prostatomegaly (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (16 people, 84.21%)
  • Revlimid (13 people, 68.42%)
  • Prevacid (13 people, 68.42%)
  • Oxycontin (13 people, 68.42%)
  • Avodart (13 people, 68.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dysuria (15 people, 78.95%)
  • Weight Decreased (14 people, 73.68%)
  • Memory Impairment (14 people, 73.68%)
  • Confusional State (14 people, 73.68%)
  • Anxiety (14 people, 73.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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