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Review: could Rapaflo cause Ed?

Summary: Ed could be caused by Rapaflo, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 793 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Ed. Find out below who they are, when they have Ed and more.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 778 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 7 people (0.90%) have Ed. They amount to 0.01% of all the 128,124 people who have Ed on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ed in Rapaflo reports

Time on Rapaflo when people have Ed * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ed33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Ed when taking Rapaflo * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ed0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%28.57%71.43%

Severity of Ed when taking Rapaflo ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ed0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Ed ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ed0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Bph (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Tamsulosina cinfa (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Tebetane compuesto (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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