Review: could Tamsulosin cause Lower Blood Pressure?


Summary

Lower blood pressure 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 Simvastatin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia . We study 3,987 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA and social media. Among them, 114 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Tamsulosin

Tamsulosin has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Tamsulosin 4,140 users)

Lower Blood Pressure

Lower blood pressure has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, acute kidney failure, sepsis, arrhythmias, pneumonia (latest reports from 122,163 Lower blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

3,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 114 people (2.86%) have Lower Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin cause Lower blood pressure?

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Lower Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Lower Blood Pressure when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • female: 6.25 %
  • male: 93.75 %

Age of people who have Lower Blood Pressure when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 5.61 %
  • 60+: 94.39 %

Severity if Lower Blood Pressure when taking Tamsulosin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (14 people)
  • Hypertension (11 people)
  • Pain (8 people)
  • Prophylaxis (6 people)
  • Prostatomegaly (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (23 people)
  • Furosemide (19 people)
  • Omeprazole (17 people)
  • Aspirin (17 people)
  • Finasteride (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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