Review: could Doxazosin Mesylate cause Syncope?


Syncope is found among people who take Doxazosin Mesylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ramipril, and have Hypertension . We study 7,851 people who have side effects while taking Doxazosin mesylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 173 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope and more.

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Doxazosin Mesylate

Doxazosin mesylate has active ingredients of doxazosin mesylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Doxazosin mesylate 8,039 users)


Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with itching, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, anaemia (latest reports from 56,395 Syncope patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

7,851 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxazosin Mesylate.
Among them, 173 people (2.2%) have Syncope

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Doxazosin mesylate cause Syncope?

Time on Doxazosin Mesylate when people have Syncope *:

  • < 1 month: 44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Doxazosin Mesylate *:

  • female: 28.31 %
  • male: 71.69 %

Age of people who have Syncope when taking Doxazosin Mesylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.63 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.52 %
  • 40-49: 1.89 %
  • 50-59: 11.95 %
  • 60+: 83.02 %

Severity if Syncope when taking Doxazosin Mesylate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Syncope **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (69 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (16 people)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (14 people)
  • Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease (11 people)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril (47 people)
  • Aspirin (38 people)
  • Simvastatin (35 people)
  • Atenolol (26 people)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (20 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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