Review: could Rapaflo cause Nasal congestion?
We study 796 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Nasal congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Nasal congestion and more.
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Rapaflo (latest outcomes from 925 users) has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 78,246 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 796 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 38 people (4.77%) 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%)
- Carafate (1 people, 2.63%)
- Thyroid tab (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 (2 years 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 (2 years 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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tunafilet on Aug, 3, 2014:
Female, 70 yrs old. Taking Welbutrin and Lexapro. Cannot fall or stay asleep at night even after taking many different sleep aids. Severe nasal congestion (snorting) adds to the problem. Seems to start up after trying to sleep for a few hours and does not stop. Anyone else?
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Is their a way to get rid of the stuffy nose ???
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