Review: could Rapaflo cause Stuffy nose (Nasal congestion)?
Summary: Stuffy nose is found among people who take Rapaflo, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Enlarged prostate.
We study 805 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 has active ingredients of silodosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 934 Rapaflo users)
Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems. (latest reports from 14,499 Stuffy nose patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 805 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo. Among them, 38 people (4.72%) have Stuffy Nose.
Time on Rapaflo when people have Stuffy nose * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stuffy nose||61.90%||33.33%||4.76%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Rapaflo * :
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.78%||0.00%||5.56%||16.67%||75.00% |
Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Rapaflo ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stuffy nose||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (15 people, 39.47%)
- Prostatic disorder (4 people, 10.53%)
- Pollakiuria (3 people, 7.89%)
- Enlarged prostate (3 people, 7.89%)
- Bladder disorder (2 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (1 people, 2.63%)
- Prevacid (1 people, 2.63%)
- Carafate (1 people, 2.63%)
- Thyroid tab (1 people, 2.63%)
- Flonase (1 people, 2.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Do others have nasal congestion from the drug
i especially notice these symptoms after eating a meal
- E.d. medication with rapaflo
Is there an ED medication that can be taken with Rapaflo ? I see that Viagra, Cialis, etc., have an affect when taken with Rapaflo. Any info on this ?
- Experience blocked nose and force air out to breathe.nasal discharge is white and not thick.if after food, nose is blocked, i vomit. even in mornings, without eating, sometimes i vomit. which disease?
Experience blocked nose and force air out to breathe.Nasal discharge is white and not thick.If after food, nose is blocked, I vomit. Even in mornings, without eating, sometimes I vomit. I contacted doctor and he asked for nose X-ray which confirmed deviated septum. Which Disease is this and how can I cure?
- Besides the metalic taste does your bowel movement have a metalic smell?
Have had fever off and on with chest congestion for 12 weeks. Have had 3 chest x-rays and 3 routines of antibiotics. Have been taking Musinex DM almost daily per doctors orders. Have had metalic taste within the first month of taking Musinex DM and also notice bowel movement smells different - kind of metalic smell if that is possible. Has anyone else noticed this smell? Is this a common side effect that no one talks about?
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From this study (2 years ago):
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..
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?
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