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Review: could Doxazosin mesylate cause Syncope (Fainting)?

Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 7,833 people who have side effects while taking Doxazosin mesylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 177 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 enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 8,076 Doxazosin mesylate users)

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,829 Syncope patients)

On Feb, 3, 2015: 7,832 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxazosin mesylate. Among them, 177 people (2.26%) have Syncope.

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
Syncope60.98%17.07%0.00%7.32%9.76%4.88%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Syncope0.00%0.50%0.00%0.00%2.01%1.51%9.55%86.43%

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, 48.02%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (35 people, 19.77%)
  3. Cardiac failure (21 people, 11.86%)
  4. Coronary artery disease (19 people, 10.73%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (16 people, 9.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (64 people, 36.16%)
  2. Ramipril (50 people, 28.25%)
  3. Simvastatin (42 people, 23.73%)
  4. Bisoprolol fumarate (36 people, 20.34%)
  5. Amlodipine (31 people, 17.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    After a long period of waiting to settle my workmens' comp. case, I returned home, from the Bat Area back to Arizona to take of my mother with a yet un dianosed case of moderate dementia.
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  • Does calritin or loratidine cause fainting?
    31 year old healthy male, never takes any medications and rarely gets sick had a bad allergy season and took Claritin (24 hr) once daily for two months.

    Randomly had a syncope/fainting episode and a week later still feeling lightheaded/fainting feeling. Also has random bumpy rash on right elbow. All tests, blood work, ct scans, xrays show perfectly normal, healthy adult male.

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    2) Could fainting be a side effect of Clartiin/loratidine?
  • Can xarelto cause my blood pressure to elevate (1 answer)
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    XARELTO and my blood pressure is always high now.

    Example 197/112

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    For unknown reasons my BPH symptoms have gradually disappeared. I was taking Doxazosin for 2-3 years but it never seemed to really help. I stated taking Saw Palmetto about a year ago.

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