Review: could Tamsulosin cause Lower blood pressure?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 7,494 people who take Tamsulosin. Among them, 311 have Lower blood pressure. See who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tamsulosin (latest outcomes from 6,905 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate, frequent or urgent urination. Commonly reported side effects of Tamsulosin include dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Lower blood pressure
Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 683,421 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 7,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin. Among them, 311 people (4.15%) have Lower Blood Pressure.
Time on Tamsulosin when people have Lower blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lower blood pressure||25.00%||7.14%||3.57%||50.00%||10.71%||0.00%||3.57% |
Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Tamsulosin * :
|Lower blood pressure||0.00%||1.03%||0.00%||0.00%||0.34%||1.72%||9.31%||87.59% |
Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Tamsulosin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lower blood pressure||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (47 people, 15.11%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (34 people, 10.93%)
- Pain (21 people, 6.75%)
- Atrial fibrillation (10 people, 3.22%)
- Arrhythmia (10 people, 3.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tamsulosin hcl (234 people, 75.24%)
- Aspirin (86 people, 27.65%)
- Simvastatin (58 people, 18.65%)
- Furosemide (47 people, 15.11%)
- Lasix (41 people, 13.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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