Review: could Rapaflo cause Ed?


Summary

Ed is found among people who take Rapaflo, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Crestor, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia . We study 1,616 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Ed. Find out below who they are, when they have Ed and more.

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Rapaflo

Rapaflo has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Rapaflo 1,877 users)

Ed

Ed has been reported by people with skin blushing/flushing, hypotension, high blood cholesterol, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy (latest reports from 47,290 Ed patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

1,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo.
Among them, 15 people (0.93%) have Ed


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rapaflo cause Ed?

Time on Rapaflo when people have Ed *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ed when taking Rapaflo *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Ed when taking Rapaflo *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 78.57 %

Severity if Ed when taking Rapaflo **:

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

How people recovered from Ed **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Depression (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Wheezing (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lovaza (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Crestor (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Testosterone. (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Synthroid (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Amaryl (2 people, 13.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Ejaculation Failure (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Headache (1 person, 6.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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