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Review: could Rapaflo cause Gout?

Summary: Gout is reported only by a few people who take Rapaflo.

We study 802 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

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Rapaflo

Rapaflo has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 934 Rapaflo users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes. (latest reports from 13,673 Gout patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 802 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 4 people (0.50%) have Gout.

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
Gout50.00%50.00%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 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gout0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High density lipoprotein decreased (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Urinary tract disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Gout - chronic (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Norvasc (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Carvedilol (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Simvastatin (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Lisinopril (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can lisinopril cause gout ?
    I also take omeprozole for acid reflux, and Atenenol for BP ...can any of these meds. keep the gout from going away ,I have flare ups often ...I also have arthritis in my feet ..Thank You
  • E.d. medication with rapaflo
    Is there an ED medication that can be taken with Rapaflo ? I see that Viagra, Cialis, etc., have an affect when taken with Rapaflo. Any info on this ?
  • I take flecainide for af.can i take glucosamine & chondroitin ( msm) to treat back pain
    Can I take the flecainide for the AF and the MSM joint formula for back pain without adverse effects
  • Females on diovan developing gout? (1 answer)
    I recently suffered a gout attack for the first time in my life. I am 55, female and have no history of this condition in my family.



    About a year ago my husband and I moved and my new doctor put me on this medication for pre-hypertension.



    I have read mounting evidence that one major side effect of Diovan is elevated uric acid in the blood, which in turn can cause gout.



    It was so incredibly painful that I never want to suffer a recurrence, but I don't want to take allopurinol as a preventive measure, as I have had two friends develop movement disorders (Parkinsons and dystonia) after taking it.



    I would much rather find another effective blood pressure medication that doesn't cause gout. Anyone successfully switched medication?
  • What can i take for gout if i'm on xarelto (1 answer)
    I have been on xarelto for 2 months after having a pulmonary embolism. But i have had an attack of gout since that doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I discovered that both voltaren and celebrex which I have taken for gout in the past are not to be taken while on xarelto. So i desperately need to find something to relieve the pain that wont cause a problem with the xarelto. Help!!!

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