Tamsulosin and Breathing difficulty - from FDA reports


Summary

Breathing difficulty is found among people who take Tamsulosin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Amlodipine, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 12,565 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA. Among them, 606 have Breathing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty and more.

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Tamsulosin

Tamsulosin has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Tamsulosin 13,109 users)

Breathing Difficulty

Breathing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 283,984 Breathing difficulty patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

12,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 606 people (4.82%) have Breathing Difficulty


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin cause Breathing difficulty?

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Breathing Difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Breathing Difficulty when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • female: 5.05 %
  • male: 94.95 %

Age of people who have Breathing Difficulty when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.21 %
  • 30-39: 1.04 %
  • 40-49: 1.46 %
  • 50-59: 10.0 %
  • 60+: 87.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (86 people, 14.19%)
  • High Blood Pressure (84 people, 13.86%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (69 people, 11.39%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (64 people, 10.56%)
  • Pain (42 people, 6.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (63 people, 10.40%)
  • Spiriva (61 people, 10.07%)
  • Metformin (50 people, 8.25%)
  • Furosemide (44 people, 7.26%)
  • Symbicort (42 people, 6.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (96 people, 15.84%)
  • Fatigue (95 people, 15.68%)
  • Weakness (66 people, 10.89%)
  • Dizziness (55 people, 9.08%)
  • Cough (49 people, 8.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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