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Review: could Cardura cause Priapism (Penis pain)?

We study 14,942 people who have side effects while taking Cardura from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Priapism. Find out below who they are, when they have Priapism 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.

Priapism

Priapism (prolonged and painful erection that can last from several hours up to a few days) (latest reports from 6,411 patients) has been reported by people with depression, erection problems, schizophrenia, insomnia, bipolar disorder.

On Aug, 28, 2014: 14,942 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardura. Among them, 21 people (0.14%) have Priapism. They amount to 0.33% of all the 6,411 people who have Priapism on eHealthMe.

Trend of Priapism in Cardura reports

Time on Cardura when people have Priapism * :

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Age of people who have Priapism when taking Cardura * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Priapism0.00%0.00%0.00%5.56%5.56%33.33%11.11%44.44%

Severity of Priapism when taking Cardura ** :

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How people recovered from Priapism ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (2 people, 9.52%)
  2. Micturition urgency (2 people, 9.52%)
  3. Prostatomegaly (2 people, 9.52%)
  4. Pollakiuria (2 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (4 people, 19.05%)
  2. Temazepam (3 people, 14.29%)
  3. Benazepril (3 people, 14.29%)
  4. Triazolam (3 people, 14.29%)
  5. Gabapentin (3 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I have trouble with erections that will not go away nightly. If I wake up and stand up it will go away most of the time, but if I sleep through it, the longer I wait the more difficult it is to get it to go away. I have had to have it drained in the hospital twice. Once was about 1 and 1/2 years ago and it happenned again last week. This issue is causing me not to sleep. Basically I have to wake up and stand up about every hour each night. The longer I sleep and don't get it to go away, the more painful it becomes and the less likely it will go away. I am under the care of a urologist and have been since the first episode. I'm wondering if there are less known side affects to the list of medications I'm taking since having a heart attack. Note: I've been on testosterone replacement therapy since before having a heart attack and did not have this issue until after the heart attack.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • Suspecting that arrhythmia is a side-effect of doxazosin mesilate.

    Reply

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