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Review: could Tamsulosin cause Lower blood pressure?

Summary: Lower blood pressure could be caused by Tamsulosin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Tamsulosin hcl, and have Hypertension.

We study 7,497 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA and social media. Among them, 311 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Tamsulosin

Tamsulosin (latest outcomes from 7,704 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 691,080 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 7,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin. Among them, 311 people (4.15%) have Lower Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.04% of all the 692,212 people who have Lower Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lower blood pressure in Tamsulosin reports

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Lower blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower blood pressure25.00%7.14%3.57%50.00%10.71%0.00%3.57%

Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Tamsulosin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower blood pressure0.00%1.03%0.00%0.00%0.34%1.72%9.31%87.59%

Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Tamsulosin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower blood pressure0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (47 people, 15.11%)
  2. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (34 people, 10.93%)
  3. Pain (21 people, 6.75%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (10 people, 3.22%)
  5. Arrhythmia (10 people, 3.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tamsulosin hcl (234 people, 75.24%)
  2. Aspirin (86 people, 27.65%)
  3. Simvastatin (58 people, 18.65%)
  4. Furosemide (47 people, 15.11%)
  5. Lasix (41 people, 13.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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