Flomax and Flatulence - from FDA reports


Flatulence is found among people who take Flomax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Proscar, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Flatulence with Flomax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,572 people who have side effects when taking Flomax from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

30,572 people reported to have side effects when taking Flomax.
Among them, 175 people (0.57%) have Flatulence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flomax cause Flatulence?

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Flomax *:

  • female: 7.43 %
  • male: 92.57 %

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Flomax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.79 %
  • 40-49: 4.72 %
  • 50-59: 14.17 %
  • 60+: 80.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 13.71%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (20 people, 11.43%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 10.29%)
  • Prostatomegaly (14 people, 8.00%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (10 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Proscar (26 people, 14.86%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 13.71%)
  • Lasix (19 people, 10.86%)
  • Nexium (18 people, 10.29%)
  • Lipitor (18 people, 10.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (64 people, 36.57%)
  • Abdominal Distension (31 people, 17.71%)
  • Nausea (30 people, 17.14%)
  • Weakness (28 people, 16.00%)
  • Fatigue (27 people, 15.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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