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Review: could Rapaflo cause Gout?





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

We study 801 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 Rapaflo 930 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 Gout 12,602 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 801 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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    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?
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  • 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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  • Is pepcid ac a trigger for gout
    Last week I started taking a pepcid ac on the fifth day I started to have gout symptoms. Now, a week later, after I stopped using the pepcid ac the gout symptoms are going away.



    I want to know is pepcid ac a know trigger for gout. I know aspirin is and I had the same sort of gout symptoms a few years ago after taking an aspirin a day for about five days. After I stopped taking the aspirin the gout symptoms went away.



    Thank you
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