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List of Tamsulosin Adverse Effects reported to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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Transient Ischaemic Attack (8043456-8)
on Dec 30, 2011 Male patient from UNITED KINGDOM , 67 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • bladder obstruction
and was treated with Tamsulosin Hydrochloride. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: transient ischaemic attack. Tamsulosin Hydrochloride dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Constipation (8041255-4)
Patient was taking Tamsulosin Hydrochloride. Patient had the following side effects: constipation on Jan 09, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male patient , weighting 160.0 lb, . Tamsulosin Hydrochloride dosage: Unk.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Toviaz (Unkn, Daily)


Logorrhoea (8031595-7)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 29, 2011 by a Male patient taking Tamsulosin Hcl (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CHINA , 82 years of age, After Tamsulosin was administered, patient had the following side effects: logorrhoea. Patient was hospitalized.

Liver Disorder (8031207-2)
on Dec 26, 2011 Male patient from JAPAN , 61 years of age, was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: liver disorder. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Spara



Anal Infection (8029841-9)
on Jul 29, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient had the following side effects: anal infection. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: Unk.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Cytarabine (3660 Mg, Qd)
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Neulasta
  • Tretinoin (30 Mg, Qd)
  • Bisoprolol (Unk)
  • Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin (5.5 Mg, Qd)
  • Enalapril Maleate (Unk)
  • Simvastatin (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Groin Pain (8028417-7)
Patient was taking Tamsulosin Hcl. After Tamsulosin was administered, patient had the following side effects: groin pain on Jul 13, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male patient , 76 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • prostatic disorder
and. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Finasteride


Parkinsonism, Gait Disturbance, Dysphagia, Flat Affect, Lethargy (8028344-5)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 04, 2012 by a Male patient taking Tamsulosin Hcl (Dosage: 400 Ug, Unk) was diagnosed with
  • urinary retention
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • prostatism
and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 65 years of age, Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: parkinsonism, gait disturbance, dysphagia, flat affect, lethargy.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Simvastatin (40 Mg, Unk)
  • Finasteride (5 Mg, Unk)
  • Aspirin (75 Mg, Unk)


Bladder Cancer (8028101-X)
on Dec 23, 2011 Male patient from UNITED STATES , 73 years of age, weighting 198.0 lb, was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient had the following side effects: bladder cancer. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Actos (30 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Per Oral)
  • Glipizide Er (glipizide)
  • Metformin Er (metformin Hydrochloride]
Patient was hospitalized.

Dyspnoea, Cystitis, Leukocytosis, Hyperbilirubinaemia, Mallory-weiss Syndrome, Sarcoidosis, Neoplasm, Autoimmune Disorder, Respiratory Failure (8024022-7)
on Dec 20, 2011 Male patient from SPAIN , weighting 130.1 lb, was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. After Tamsulosin was administered, patient had the following side effects: dyspnoea, cystitis, leukocytosis, hyperbilirubinaemia, mallory-weiss syndrome, sarcoidosis, neoplasm, autoimmune disorder, respiratory failure. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Amiodarone Hcl
  • Ramipril
  • Torasemide (torademide)
  • Acetaminophen
  • Atovastatin (atovastatin)
  • Aspirin
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide
  • Hydrocortone
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiomegaly, Left Ventricular Dysfunction, Cardiac Failure, Oedema Peripheral, Dilatation Ventricular, Dyspnoea (8021023-X)
Patient was taking Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: cardiomegaly, left ventricular dysfunction, cardiac failure, oedema peripheral, dilatation ventricular, dyspnoea on Dec 15, 2011 from DENMARK Additional patient health information: Male patient , 50 years of age, . Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Bicalutamide (;po)
  • Albuterol Sulfate Autohaler
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Hypotension, Tachycardia, Polyuria (8019952-6)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 23, 2011 by a Male patient taking Tamsulosin Hcl (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, weighting 235.9 lb, Patient had the following side effects: hypotension, tachycardia, polyuria.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Meloxicam
  • Carisoprodol
  • Ketamine Hcl
  • Midazolam (2 Mg)
  • Sufentanil Citrate
  • Vecuronium Bromide
  • Losartan Potassium
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen


Haemoglobin Decreased, Haematocrit Decreased, Occult Blood Positive, Pallor, Gastric Cancer (8018373-X)
on Dec 21, 2011 Male patient from LEBANON , 65 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Tamsulosin Hydrochloride. After Tamsulosin was administered, patient had the following side effects: haemoglobin decreased, haematocrit decreased, occult blood positive, pallor, gastric cancer. Tamsulosin Hydrochloride dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Lantus (Dose Reported As 30-34 U)
  • Crestor
  • Amlodipine/valsartan
  • Amaryl


Thrombin Time Prolonged, Haemoglobin Decreased, Thrombocytopenia, Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (8017990-0)
on Dec 27, 2011 Male patient from GERMANY , 71 years of age, was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: thrombin time prolonged, haemoglobin decreased, thrombocytopenia, activated partial thromboplastin time. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Thorem
  • Pradaxa (300 Mg)
  • Bisoprolol
  • Aspirin


Sexual Dysfunction, Erectile Dysfunction (8016303-8)
Patient was taking Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient had the following side effects: sexual dysfunction, erectile dysfunction on Dec 28, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male patient , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • prostatomegaly
and. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: One A Day.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Viagra


Multi-organ Failure (8013594-4)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 26, 2011 by a Male patient taking Tamsulosin Hydrochloride (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • prostatic disorder
and. Location: BRAZIL , 80 years of age, After Tamsulosin was administered, patient had the following side effects: multi-organ failure.

Transient Ischaemic Attack (8010078-4)
on Dec 13, 2011 Male patient from UNITED KINGDOM , 67 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • bladder obstruction
and was treated with Tamsulosin Hydrochloride. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: transient ischaemic attack. Tamsulosin Hydrochloride dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Injection Site Cyst (8007688-7)
on Mar 07, 2011 Male patient from UNITED STATES , 78 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • prostate cancer
and was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient had the following side effects: injection site cyst. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Lupron Depot


International Normalised Ratio Increased, Pericardial Effusion, Pericardial Haemorrhage, Fibrin D Dimer Increased (8004517-2)
Patient was taking Tamsulosin Hcl. After Tamsulosin was administered, patient had the following side effects: international normalised ratio increased, pericardial effusion, pericardial haemorrhage, fibrin d dimer increased on Dec 21, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female patient , 96 years of age, weighting 138.5 lb, . Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Ramipril
  • Carvedilol
  • M.v.i.
  • Coumadin (6mg Daily Po Chronic)
  • Lasix
Patient was hospitalized.

Transient Ischaemic Attack (8003469-9)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 14, 2011 by a Male patient taking Tamsulosin Hcl (Dosage: 400 Mg) was diagnosed with
  • bladder obstruction
and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 67 years of age, Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: transient ischaemic attack. Patient was hospitalized.

Breast Mass (8003034-3)
on Oct 11, 2011 Male patient from UNITED STATES , 61 years of age, was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient had the following side effects: breast mass. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Avodart
  • Lipitor
  • Losartan Potassium


Skin Disorder (8002852-5)
on Dec 08, 2010 Male patient from UNITED STATES , 70 years of age, weighting 166.4 lb, was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. After Tamsulosin was administered, patient had the following side effects: skin disorder. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: .4mg Per Day.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Avodart (.5mg Per Day)


Dysuria, Blood Pressure Decreased (8002814-8)
Patient was taking Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: dysuria, blood pressure decreased on Nov 02, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male patient , 86 years of age, . Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Vitamin B-12
  • Xopenex
  • Vitamin D
  • Prilosec
  • Vitamin C
  • Avodart (.5mg Per Day)
  • Proventil
  • Prednisone Tab


Rash, Product Substitution Issue (8000303-8)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 20, 2011 by a Male patient taking Tamsulosin Hcl (Dosage: 0.4 Mg 1 Po Qd Po) was diagnosed with
  • nocturia
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 84 years of age, weighting 188.0 lb, Patient had the following side effects: rash, product substitution issue.

Hepatitis (7997067-0)
on Dec 14, 2011 Male patient from KOREA, REPUBLIC OF , 58 years of age, weighting 167.6 lb, was diagnosed with
  • neurogenic bladder
and was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. After Tamsulosin was administered, patient had the following side effects: hepatitis. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: 0.2 Mg.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Ursodiol


Visual Acuity Reduced, Pneumonitis, Angioedema (7997064-5)
on Dec 12, 2011 Male patient from NETHERLANDS , 71 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
and was treated with Tamsulosin Hcl. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: visual acuity reduced, pneumonitis, angioedema. Tamsulosin Hcl dosage: 0.4 Mg.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Carbasalate Calcium (carbasalate Calcium)
  • Simvastatin


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Tamsulosin Adverse Reactions

Dizziness ( 58 Reports)

Product Substitution Issue ( 49 Reports)

Floppy Iris Syndrome ( 48 Reports)

Hypotension ( 34 Reports)

Urinary Retention ( 33 Reports)

Fatigue ( 30 Reports)

Syncope ( 28 Reports)

Dysuria ( 26 Reports)

Headache ( 26 Reports)

Dyspnoea ( 24 Reports)

Miosis ( 24 Reports)

Asthenia ( 22 Reports)

Loss Of Consciousness ( 22 Reports)

Iridocele ( 21 Reports)

Orthostatic Hypotension ( 21 Reports)

Diarrhoea ( 20 Reports)

Pollakiuria ( 20 Reports)

Atrial Fibrillation ( 19 Reports)

Nausea ( 19 Reports)

Convulsion ( 18 Reports)

Iris Disorder ( 18 Reports)

Constipation ( 17 Reports)

Fall ( 17 Reports)

Hypertension ( 17 Reports)

Malaise ( 17 Reports)

Cerebrovascular Accident ( 15 Reports)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia ( 14 Reports)

Dry Mouth ( 14 Reports)

Pyrexia ( 14 Reports)

Rash ( 14 Reports)

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