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Review: could Tamsulosin cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?





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 Tamsulosin hcl, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 7,535 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA and social media. Among them, 169 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 7,751 users)

Thin blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.(latest reports from Thin blood 40,979 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 7,532 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin. Among them, 117 people (1.55%) have Thin Blood.

Trend of Thin blood in Tamsulosin reports

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Thin blood * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thin blood25.00%56.25%6.25%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.77%0.88%7.08%90.27%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Tamsulosin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (14 people, 11.97%)
  2. Hypertension (12 people, 10.26%)
  3. Renal cancer (11 people, 9.40%)
  4. Prophylaxis (10 people, 8.55%)
  5. Renal cancer metastatic (9 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tamsulosin hcl (95 people, 81.20%)
  2. Diovan (19 people, 16.24%)
  3. Lasix (18 people, 15.38%)
  4. Aspirin (16 people, 13.68%)
  5. Crestor (16 people, 13.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • After how many hors of taking tamsulosin can sleepiness occur
    (Asked by a 77 year old man who has Sleepiness But After A Delay Of 12 To 24 Hours, and takes Tamsulosin)
    I found I do not need to take tamsulosin evry day and now take one every 3 or 4 days
  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth (4 answers)
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.
  • Does tamsulosin causes epigastric discomfort (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 59 year old man who has Epigastric Discomfort, and takes Tamsulosin)
    I have PBH and was on Cardura xl, still problems .my doctor shift me tamsulosin this morning I took one tablet 0.4 mg.
  • Does enalapril cause dry mouth
    (Asked by a 87 year old man who has Dry Mouth, Swollen Ankles And Feet, and takes Amlodipine Besylate, Tamsulosin, Avodart, Aspirin, Folic Acid)
    I am generally healthy and active for an octogenarian, but the dry mouth and swollen ankles do bother me.
  • 59 yr old male md has feeding tube flomax from dr cant crush or chew he can have nothing by mouth how can i give it to him
    (Asked by a 59 year old man who has MD /w Feeding Tube Silent Asperator, and takes Tamsulosin)
    MY 58yr old husband has MD along with other stuff he was prescribed Flomax 0.4 by his Dr. he can have NOTHING BY MOUTH how can I give this to him if I cant crush or he cant chew it pharmacy has been NO help. I am asking for a friend please help us he needs this medicine. thank you

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