Could Cardura cause Priapism - from FDA reports


Summary

Priapism is found among people who take Cardura, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Enlarged prostate . We study 16,137 people who have side effects while taking Cardura from FDA. Among them, 23 have Priapism. Find out below who they are, when they have Priapism and more.

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Cardura

Cardura has active ingredients of doxazosin mesylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Cardura 16,922 users)

Priapism

Priapism (prolonged and painful erection that can last from several hours up to a few days) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, schizophrenia, insomnia, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 2,779 Priapism patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

16,137 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardura.
Among them, 23 people (0.14%) have Priapism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cardura cause Priapism?

Time on Cardura when people have Priapism *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Priapism when taking Cardura *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5 %
  • 30-39: 5 %
  • 40-49: 35 %
  • 50-59: 10 %
  • 60+: 45 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Viagra (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Triazolam (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Temazepam (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Gabapentin (3 people, 13.04%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Cardura, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Enlarged Prostate (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Prostatomegaly (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Pollakiuria (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Micturition Urgency (2 people, 8.70%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Penile Pain (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Hypotension (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Erection Problems (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Ejaculation Failure (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Muscle Spasms (2 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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