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Review: could Doxazosin mesylate cause Syncope?

Summary: Syncope could be caused by Doxazosin mesylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 7,806 people who have side effects while taking Doxazosin mesylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 176 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope and more.

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Doxazosin mesylate

Doxazosin mesylate (latest outcomes from 8,045 users) has active ingredients of doxazosin mesylate. It is often used in enlarged prostate, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Doxazosin mesylate include hypotension, high blood pressure, weakness, dizziness, dizziness aggravated.

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) (latest reports from 317,168 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 7,821 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxazosin mesylate. Among them, 176 people (2.25%) have Syncope. They amount to 0.06% of all the 317,080 people who have Syncope on eHealthMe.

Trend of Syncope in Doxazosin mesylate reports

Time on Doxazosin mesylate when people have Syncope * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Syncope62.50%17.50%0.00%7.50%7.50%5.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Syncope0.00%0.51%0.00%0.00%2.02%1.52%9.60%86.36%

Severity of Syncope when taking Doxazosin mesylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Syncope0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Syncope ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Syncope0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (85 people, 48.30%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (35 people, 19.89%)
  3. Cardiac failure (21 people, 11.93%)
  4. Coronary artery disease (19 people, 10.80%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (16 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (64 people, 36.36%)
  2. Ramipril (50 people, 28.41%)
  3. Simvastatin (42 people, 23.86%)
  4. Bisoprolol fumarate (36 people, 20.45%)
  5. Amlodipine (31 people, 17.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My 19 yr old daughter is a Type 1 diabetic since the age of three. She has been having dizzy spells where she says she feels nauseous and like she's going to pass out about once a day around dinner time. Does not correlate with blood sugars but her blood pressure drops to around 94/72 with a heart rate of 122. Could this be related to Prozac that she's been on for years?

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  • Forgetting what everyday things are called several times a day. Also find I am not always typing what I intended so have to reared and sometimes retype things. Mainly just replacing a word with something else and no, this is not an autocorrect situation.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • My father has been taking strong painkillers Gabapentin for a trapped sciactic nerve. Drs feel it is too risky to operate. He has suffered fainting spells - some with 4 to 5 months intervals but in the past 8 days has had two attacks.
    Any help would be much appreciated.
    Kind regards Sue

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