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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 High blood pressure.

We study 7,555 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA and social media. Among them, 321 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 7,775 Tamsulosin users)

Breathing difficulty

Breathing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,512 Breathing difficulty patients)

On Apr, 18, 2015: 7,555 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin. Among them, 321 people (4.25%) have Breathing Difficulty.

Trend of Breathing difficulty in Tamsulosin reports

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Breathing difficulty * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breathing difficulty28.57%25.00%21.43%10.71%3.57%10.71%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breathing difficulty0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.34%10.74%87.92%

Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Tamsulosin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breathing difficulty12.50%50.00%37.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Breathing difficulty0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (46 people, 14.33%)
  2. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (32 people, 9.97%)
  3. Pain (30 people, 9.35%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (28 people, 8.72%)
  5. Asthma (20 people, 6.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tamsulosin hcl (248 people, 77.26%)
  2. Aspirin (69 people, 21.50%)
  3. Furosemide (65 people, 20.25%)
  4. Simvastatin (62 people, 19.31%)
  5. Amlodipine (55 people, 17.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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