Could Rapaflo cause Pruritus - from FDA reports
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 Enlarged prostate . We study 1,706 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA. Among them, 31 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.
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Rapaflo has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Rapaflo 1,968 users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,259 Pruritus patients).
On Nov, 27, 2016
1,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo.
Among them, 31 people (1.82%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rapaflo when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 80 %
- 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 Pruritus when taking Rapaflo *:
- female: 3.33 %
- male: 96.67 %
Age of people who have Pruritus 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: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 15 %
- 60+: 85 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (6 people, 19.35%)
- Xtandi (3 people, 9.68%)
- Norvasc (3 people, 9.68%)
- Lipitor (3 people, 9.68%)
- Avodart (3 people, 9.68%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Rapaflo, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 12.90%)
- Prostatomegaly (3 people, 9.68%)
- Pain (3 people, 9.68%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 9.68%)
- Prostate Cancer (2 people, 6.45%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Rashes (16 people, 51.61%)
- Loss Of Consciousness (4 people, 12.90%)
- Hypersensitivity (4 people, 12.90%)
- Blindness (4 people, 12.90%)
- Blister (3 people, 9.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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