Rapaflo and Nasal congestion - from FDA reports
Nasal congestion is found among people who take Rapaflo, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Avodart, and have Enlarged prostate . We study 1,714 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA. Among them, 55 have Nasal congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Nasal congestion and more.
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Rapaflo has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Rapaflo 1,972 users)
Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, primary pulmonary hypertension, asthma, pulmonary hypertension, psoriasis (latest reports from 30,474 Nasal congestion patients).
On Jan, 21, 2017
1,714 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo.
Among them, 55 people (3.21%) have Nasal Congestion
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rapaflo when people have Nasal Congestion *:
- < 1 month: 70.83 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.17 %
- 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 Nasal Congestion when taking Rapaflo *:
- female: 5.56 %
- male: 94.44 %
Age of people who have Nasal Congestion 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: 6.25 %
- 50-59: 16.67 %
- 60+: 77.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Enlarged Prostate (18 people, 32.73%)
- Prostatomegaly (5 people, 9.09%)
- Prostatic Disorder (5 people, 9.09%)
- Pollakiuria (4 people, 7.27%)
- Urinary Tract Disorder (3 people, 5.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fish Oil (2 people, 3.64%)
- Avodart (2 people, 3.64%)
- Humira (1 person, 1.82%)
- Flonase (1 person, 1.82%)
- Dexamethasone (1 person, 1.82%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (11 people, 20.00%)
- Headache (10 people, 18.18%)
- Retrograde Ejaculation (9 people, 16.36%)
- Diarrhea (9 people, 16.36%)
- Dry Mouth (4 people, 7.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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88 year old male can't breath through nose.He just blows and blows his nose all time. I have him to wash nose with warm water to clean it out. But he still blows. It sounds dry to me He says it makes it hard to breath.
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