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Review: could Rapaflo cause Constipation?

We study 796 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Rapaflo

Rapaflo (latest outcomes from 927 users) has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 514,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 796 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 12 people (1.51%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Rapaflo reports

Time on Rapaflo when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Rapaflo * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%30.00%60.00%

Severity of Constipation when taking Rapaflo ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (4 people, 33.33%)
  2. Vertigo positional (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Neuritis (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Herpes zoster (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Calculus ureteric (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (3 people, 25.00%)
  2. Percocet (3 people, 25.00%)
  3. Singulair (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Lidocaine ointment (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Lyrica (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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