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Review: could Rapaflo cause Gout?

Summary: Gout could be caused by Rapaflo, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Crestor, and have High density lipoprotein decreased.

We study 793 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

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Rapaflo

Rapaflo (latest outcomes from 921 users) has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) (latest reports from 56,516 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 778 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 3 people (0.39%) have Gout. They amount to 0.01% of all the 56,461 people who have Gout on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gout in Rapaflo reports

Time on Rapaflo when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Rapaflo * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Gout when taking Rapaflo ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gout ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High density lipoprotein decreased (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Crestor (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Niaspan (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Blood pressure medication (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Vitamin tab (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Celebrex (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • My endocrinologist /doctor has my fluid intake limited to 48 ounces of liquids per day (all liquids) because my sodium levels were off due to the drug spironolactone , I was taking 200 mg per day but have cut back to 100 mg per day for the last year.
    Also my Crestor dosage is 20 mg per day.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I have just started with swelling in my lower leg and ankle it's very painful wondered if it was gout and maybe the raspberry ketones were causing it

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Noticed a significant drop in lung function and much more mucus to cough up about six months ago. This has made it difficult to cough up. Other conditions are better with medications.

    Reply

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