Review: could Cardura cause Priapism?


Priapism is found among people who take Cardura, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia . We study 15,005 people who have side effects while taking Cardura from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 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 Cardura 15,491 users)


Priapism (prolonged and painful erection that can last from several hours up to a few days) has been reported by people with prolactinoma, leukocytosis, blood testosterone decreased (latest reports from 2,277 Priapism patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

15,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardura.
Among them, 23 people (0.15%) 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 %

Gender of people who have Priapism when taking Cardura *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

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 conditions involved for these people *:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (3 people)
  • Prostatomegaly (2 people)
  • Pollakiuria (2 people)
  • Micturition Urgency (2 people)
  • Withdrawal Syndrome (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (4 people)
  • Viagra (3 people)
  • Triazolam (3 people)
  • Temazepam (3 people)
  • Gabapentin (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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