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 1,714 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA. Among them, 33 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 1,970 users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,326 Pruritus patients).
On Dec, 30, 2016
1,714 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo.
Among them, 33 people (1.93%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rapaflo when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 28.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 71.43 %
- 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: 6.25 %
- male: 93.75 %
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: 18.18 %
- 60+: 81.82 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Enlarged Prostate (6 people, 18.18%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 15.15%)
- Pain (4 people, 12.12%)
- Prostatomegaly (3 people, 9.09%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (6 people, 18.18%)
- Lisinopril (4 people, 12.12%)
- Norvasc (3 people, 9.09%)
- Celebrex (3 people, 9.09%)
- Avodart (3 people, 9.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (18 people, 54.55%)
- Loss Of Consciousness (5 people, 15.15%)
- Hypersensitivity (5 people, 15.15%)
- Blindness (4 people, 12.12%)
- Osteoarthritis (3 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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