Review: could Rapaflo cause Nasal congestion?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 27, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 703 people who take Rapaflo. Among them, 38 have Nasal congestion. Find out who they are, when they have Nasal congestion and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Rapaflo (latest outcomes from 920 users) has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate, urinary retention. Commonly reported side effects of Rapaflo include dizziness, dizziness aggravated, retrograde ejaculation, diarrhea, nasal congestion.
Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 76,170 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 698 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 38 people (5.44%) have Nasal Congestion.
Time on Rapaflo when people have Nasal congestion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nasal congestion||61.90%||33.33%||4.76%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Nasal congestion when taking Rapaflo * :
|Nasal congestion||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.78%||0.00%||5.56%||16.67%||75.00% |
Severity of Nasal congestion when taking Rapaflo ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nasal congestion||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Nasal congestion ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Nasal congestion||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (15 people, 39.47%)
- Prostatic disorder (4 people, 10.53%)
- Pollakiuria (3 people, 7.89%)
- Enlarged prostate (3 people, 7.89%)
- Bladder disorder (2 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (1 people, 2.63%)
- Prevacid (1 people, 2.63%)
- Thyroid tab (1 people, 2.63%)
- Carafate (1 people, 2.63%)
- Flonase (1 people, 2.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
koop (1 year ago):
Been on and off of Rapaflo and everytime I start taking it I get the stuffy nose.I take afrin nose spray which helps but it is not good to take it with enlarged prostate so I'm fighting a vicious circle here.Tried to quit Rapaflo n urge to urinate comes right back.I'm ready to blow my head off and be done with it..
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comment (1 year ago):
The nasal congestion and dry enjeculation are probably two main side effects after taking the Rapaflo. Has anyone successfully control the nasal congestion due to taking the Rapaflo?
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Fluticasone nasal spray has helped the stuffiness moderately but I still feel the need for a nasal decongestant like Afrin.
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Nasal congestion started as soon as I started Rapaflo.
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Does not go away with antihistamine medication.
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