Review: could Tamsulosin cause Thin Blood?


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 month, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Hypertension . We study 4,400 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 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 4,764 users)

Thin Blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multi-organ failure, disease progression, haemorrhage, pancytopenia, dehydration (latest reports from 109,642 Thin blood patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

4,400 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 112 people (2.55%) have Thin Blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin cause Thin blood?

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Thin Blood *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 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: 4.72 %
  • male: 95.28 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.95 %
  • 30-39: 0.95 %
  • 40-49: 0.95 %
  • 50-59: 7.62 %
  • 60+: 89.52 %

Severity if Thin Blood when taking Tamsulosin **:

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

How people recovered from Thin Blood **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (12 people, 10.71%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (11 people, 9.82%)
  • Prostate Cancer (7 people, 6.25%)
  • Prophylaxis (7 people, 6.25%)
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (7 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (18 people, 16.07%)
  • Avodart (16 people, 14.29%)
  • Finasteride (15 people, 13.39%)
  • Aspirin (15 people, 13.39%)
  • Allopurinol (12 people, 10.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (24 people, 21.43%)
  • Pyrexia (16 people, 14.29%)
  • Neutropenia (16 people, 14.29%)
  • Hypotension (12 people, 10.71%)
  • Dyspnoea (11 people, 9.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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