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Review: could Tamsulosin hydrochloride cause Constipation?





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 month, also take medication Allopurinol, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 2,178 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Tamsulosin hydrochloride 2,337 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 15, 2014: 2,178 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride. Among them, 66 people (3.03%) have Constipation.

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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