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 7,542 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 has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 7,764 Tamsulosin users)
Breathing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,447 Breathing difficulty patients)
On Feb, 19, 2015: 7,542 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin. Among them, 321 people (4.26%) 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||28.57%||25.00%||21.43%||10.71%||3.57%||10.71%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Tamsulosin * :
|Breathing difficulty||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.34%||10.74%||87.92% |
Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Tamsulosin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breathing difficulty||12.50%||50.00%||37.50%||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, 14.33%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (32 people, 9.97%)
- Pain (30 people, 9.35%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (28 people, 8.72%)
- Asthma (20 people, 6.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tamsulosin hcl (248 people, 77.26%)
- Aspirin (69 people, 21.50%)
- Furosemide (65 people, 20.25%)
- Simvastatin (62 people, 19.31%)
- Amlodipine (55 people, 17.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 54-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Shortness Of Breath
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan, Propylthiouracil for a 69-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Graves Disease. The patient has Vertigo, No Endurance, Shortness Of Breath, Myalgia, Peripheral Neuropathy
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 85-year old man with Arthritis. The patient has Breathlessness
- A study of drug interactions between Tamsulosin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride for a 73-year old man with BPH, Nasal Congestion. The patient has Erectile Dysfunction
- A study of drug interactions between Amlodipine Besylate, Bactrim for a 32-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Urinary Tract Infection. The patient has Shortness Of Breath
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