Review: could Cardura cause Priapism (Penis pain)?
Summary: Priapism is found among people who take Cardura, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Enlarged prostate.
We study 14,943 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 has active ingredients of doxazosin mesylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 15,098 Cardura users)
Priapism (prolonged and painful erection that can last from several hours up to a few days) has been reported by people with depression, erection problems, schizophrenia, insomnia, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 2,079 Priapism patients)
On Jan, 20, 2015: 14,943 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardura. Among them, 21 people (0.14%) have Priapism.
Time on Cardura when people have Priapism * :
Age of people who have Priapism when taking Cardura * :
Severity of Priapism when taking Cardura ** :
How people recovered from Priapism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (2 people, 9.52%)
- Micturition urgency (2 people, 9.52%)
- Prostatomegaly (2 people, 9.52%)
- Pollakiuria (2 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (4 people, 19.05%)
- Temazepam (3 people, 14.29%)
- Benazepril (3 people, 14.29%)
- Triazolam (3 people, 14.29%)
- Gabapentin (3 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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