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Review: could Rapaflo cause Pruritus (Itching)?





Summary: Pruritus is found among people who take Rapaflo, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 801 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 has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Rapaflo 930 users)

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Pruritus 90,779 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 801 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 8 people (1.00%) have Pruritus.

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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