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Review: could Rapaflo cause Pruritus (Itching)?

We study 796 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Rapaflo

Rapaflo (latest outcomes from 925 users) has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 544,797 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 1, 2014: 796 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 8 people (1.01%) have Pruritus. They amount to 0.00% of all the 545,265 people who have Pruritus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pruritus in Rapaflo reports

Time on Rapaflo when people have Pruritus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pruritus33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Rapaflo * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pruritus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%

Severity of Pruritus when taking Rapaflo ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pruritus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (3 people, 37.50%)
  2. Hypertension (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 25.00%)
  5. Pollakiuria (2 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Trichlormethiazide (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Magmitt (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Miya bm (2 people, 25.00%)
  5. Sitagliptin phosphate (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Bumps,black blemishes only on jawbone. Its on both sides of my face. Never had skin problems until starting this medicine.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • palms of hand turn red and itch when exposed to cold lips and tongue tingle and itch

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • After one week I began to have severe itching under the armpits which I cannot stop from scratching. It keeps me awake at night and is a real drag. I have a rash there as well. Should I stop taking the stuff?

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