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Review: could Cardura cause Nephrolithiasis?

We study 14,942 people who have side effects while taking Cardura from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Nephrolithiasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Nephrolithiasis and more.

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Cardura

Cardura (latest outcomes from 15,097 users) has active ingredients of doxazosin mesylate. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Nephrolithiasis

Nephrolithiasis (calculi in the kidneys) (latest reports from 106,108 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Jul, 24, 2014: 14,942 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardura. Among them, 51 people (0.34%) have Nephrolithiasis. They amount to 0.05% of all the 106,105 people who have Nephrolithiasis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nephrolithiasis in Cardura reports

Time on Cardura when people have Nephrolithiasis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nephrolithiasis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Nephrolithiasis when taking Cardura * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nephrolithiasis0.00%0.00%0.00%2.13%0.00%0.00%8.51%89.36%

Severity of Nephrolithiasis when taking Cardura ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Nephrolithiasis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (15 people, 29.41%)
  2. Prostate cancer (15 people, 29.41%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (10 people, 19.61%)
  4. Hypertension (5 people, 9.80%)
  5. Obesity (4 people, 7.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (27 people, 52.94%)
  2. Aspirin (26 people, 50.98%)
  3. Celebrex (23 people, 45.10%)
  4. Zometa (22 people, 43.14%)
  5. Lupron (22 people, 43.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Kreese on Jun, 11, 2011:

    I was diagnosed Type 2 diabetic late 2010 and started onn Medformin 250 mg twice a day. very strange that my blood sugars were normal afdter 1 week on the meds and continued to be normal even after having a none fasting blood sugar and A1C done, which were all normal as well.

    Recently I had kidney stones from hell and was rushed to the hospital after being on Medformin for 6 Months.

    Being in the pharmaceutcal field I am convinced that Medformin causes Kidney Stones. Drug companies do not report all side affects from clinical trials to the FDA, this I can tell you they use the data that is good for them to get their dug approved. I am sure that the numbers are higher for people developing kidney stones from Medformin.

    Reply

    Wil on Aug, 5, 2011:

    I have been on Metformin 250mg twice daily for about 7 months. My first ever kidney stone event occured at 5 months with a second event at 7 months. Metformin was the replacement for Avandia which I had taken for years without incident. I am 68 years old.

    Reply

    Kenneth Cruthis on Mar, 5, 2013:

    I am seventy years old and in pretty good health, I am borderline type two diabetic. My doctor prescribed Metphormin and within a week I was passing multiple small kidney stones and after about a week , still passing stones, then I quit for a couple of weeks and the stones subsided, then I started taking the drug again and the stones started back up again, now I have had a history of stones in the past but nothing as frequent as this. I started taking 2000 mg. of Calcium each day and haven't been bothered with stones in several years until I started taking Metphormin. This is the only Generic drug that I know of for non insulin dependent diabetes. I may try it again for another test. I have decided that my health is my reasonability with loosing weight, diet and exercise.

    Reply

    Wil on Mar, 6, 2013:

    UPDATE: August and September 2012 had Lithotripsy for two large stones. Also stopped Metformin after consultation with Dr and reevaluation of the need. next recheck due in May 2013

    Reply

    Jones60 on Jun, 18, 2014:

    I have my first ever stone after a 6 month stint on Metformin....Now Im wondering if I should stop taking this drug

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Could the GFR of 34 be because the amlodipine is not suiting me. Also can the GFR fluctuate and improve? Can the GFR sometimes give an incorrect reading ie an anomaly?

    Reply

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