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Review: could Tamsulosin cause Breathing difficulty?
Summary: Breathing difficulty is found among people who take Tamsulosin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tamsulosin hcl, and have Hypertension.
We study 7,532 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA and social media. Among them, 320 have Breathing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty and more.
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Tamsulosin (latest outcomes from 7,749 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Breathing difficulty (latest reports from 165,277 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Nov, 1, 2014: 7,532 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin. Among them, 320 people (4.25%) have Breathing Difficulty.
Time on Tamsulosin when people have Breathing difficulty * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breathing difficulty||29.63%||25.93%||18.52%||11.11%||3.70%||11.11%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Tamsulosin * :
|Breathing difficulty||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.01%||10.77%||88.22% |
Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Tamsulosin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breathing difficulty||0.00%||57.14%||42.86%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Breathing difficulty||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (46 people, 14.37%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (32 people, 10.00%)
- Pain (29 people, 9.06%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (28 people, 8.75%)
- Asthma (20 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tamsulosin hcl (248 people, 77.50%)
- Aspirin (69 people, 21.56%)
- Furosemide (65 people, 20.31%)
- Simvastatin (62 people, 19.38%)
- Amlodipine (55 people, 17.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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