Tamsulosin and Thin blood - from FDA reports


Summary

Thin blood is found among people who take Tamsulosin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Revlimid, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 12,565 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA. Among them, 270 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Tamsulosin

Tamsulosin has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Tamsulosin 13,111 users)

Thin Blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, preventive health care, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 135,181 Thin blood patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

12,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 270 people (2.15%) have Thin Blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin cause Thin blood?

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Thin Blood *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thin Blood when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • female: 3.5 %
  • male: 96.5 %

Age of people who have Thin Blood when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.43 %
  • 30-39: 0.87 %
  • 40-49: 0.43 %
  • 50-59: 9.96 %
  • 60+: 88.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (35 people, 12.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 9.63%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (21 people, 7.78%)
  • Preventive Health Care (19 people, 7.04%)
  • Depression (19 people, 7.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Revlimid (48 people, 17.78%)
  • Simvastatin (23 people, 8.52%)
  • Avodart (22 people, 8.15%)
  • Amlodipine (21 people, 7.78%)
  • Lasix (20 people, 7.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (52 people, 19.26%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (36 people, 13.33%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (34 people, 12.59%)
  • Fever (32 people, 11.85%)
  • Agranulocytosis (32 people, 11.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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