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Review: could Tamsulosin cause Constipation?

We study 2,177 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Tamsulosin hydrochloride

Tamsulosin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,336 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 509,018 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 2,177 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride. Among them, 66 people (3.03%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 509,985 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Tamsulosin hydrochloride reports

Time on Tamsulosin hydrochloride when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation50.00%0.00%16.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.08%96.92%

Severity of Constipation when taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 30.30%)
  2. Non-small cell lung cancer (9 people, 13.64%)
  3. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (8 people, 12.12%)
  4. Constipation (8 people, 12.12%)
  5. Myelofibrosis (7 people, 10.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Allopurinol (23 people, 34.85%)
  2. Dexamethasone (18 people, 27.27%)
  3. Flomax (17 people, 25.76%)
  4. Prednisone (15 people, 22.73%)
  5. Decadron (15 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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