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 Spiriva, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This review analyzes which people have Breathing difficulty with Tamsulosin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,412 people who have side effects when taking Tamsulosin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

15,412 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 790 people (5.13%) have Breathing Difficulty


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin cause Breathing difficulty?

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Breathing Difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 30.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 34.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 4.44 %
  • male: 95.56 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.16 %
  • 30-39: 0.8 %
  • 40-49: 1.28 %
  • 50-59: 9.31 %
  • 60+: 88.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (120 people, 15.19%)
  • High Blood Pressure (114 people, 14.43%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (83 people, 10.51%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (83 people, 10.51%)
  • Pain (51 people, 6.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (82 people, 10.38%)
  • Amlodipine (78 people, 9.87%)
  • Metformin (71 people, 8.99%)
  • Paracetamol (48 people, 6.08%)
  • Clopidogrel (48 people, 6.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (132 people, 16.71%)
  • Chest Pain (128 people, 16.20%)
  • Weakness (96 people, 12.15%)
  • Dizziness (89 people, 11.27%)
  • Diarrhea (70 people, 8.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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