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Related topic: Rapaflo, Stuffy nose

Review: could Rapaflo cause Stuffy nose?

Summary: Stuffy nose could be caused by Rapaflo, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 793 people who have side effects while taking Rapaflo from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Stuffy nose. Find out below who they are, when they have Stuffy nose and more.

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Rapaflo

Rapaflo (latest outcomes from 921 users) has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Stuffy nose

Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 77,232 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 793 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 38 people (4.79%) have Stuffy Nose. They amount to 0.05% of all the 77,299 people who have Stuffy Nose on eHealthMe.

Trend of Stuffy nose in Rapaflo reports

Time on Rapaflo when people have Stuffy nose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stuffy nose61.90%33.33%4.76%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Rapaflo * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%0.00%2.78%0.00%5.56%16.67%75.00%

Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Rapaflo ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stuffy nose0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stuffy nose100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (15 people, 39.47%)
  2. Prostatic disorder (4 people, 10.53%)
  3. Pollakiuria (3 people, 7.89%)
  4. Enlarged prostate (3 people, 7.89%)
  5. Bladder disorder (2 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (1 people, 2.63%)
  2. Prevacid (1 people, 2.63%)
  3. Thyroid tab (1 people, 2.63%)
  4. Carafate (1 people, 2.63%)
  5. Flonase (1 people, 2.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • comment on Jan, 24, 2013:

    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?

    Reply

    koop on Mar, 1, 2013:

    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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