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 2,178 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 has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 2,337 Tamsulosin hydrochloride users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 12,434 Dementia patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 2,178 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride. Among them, 19 people (0.87%) have Dementia.
Time on Tamsulosin hydrochloride when people have Dementia * :
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Dementia when taking Tamsulosin hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Dementia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (12 people, 63.16%)
- Epilepsy (10 people, 52.63%)
- Pericardial effusion (10 people, 52.63%)
- Asthma (1 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Allopurinol (19 people, 100.00%)
- Aspirin (19 people, 100.00%)
- Prochlorperazine maleate (12 people, 63.16%)
- Lenalidomide (12 people, 63.16%)
- Prilosec (12 people, 63.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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