Rapaflo and Stuffy nose - from FDA reports
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 Avodart, and have Prostatomegaly. This review analyzes which people have Stuffy nose with Rapaflo. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,007 people who have side effects when taking Rapaflo from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
2,007 people reported to have side effects when taking Rapaflo.
Among them, 58 people (2.89%) have Stuffy nose
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rapaflo when people have Stuffy nose *:
- < 1 month: 72 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28 %
- 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 Stuffy nose when taking Rapaflo *:
- female: 5.26 %
- male: 94.74 %
Age of people who have Stuffy nose 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: 6.12 %
- 50-59: 16.33 %
- 60+: 77.55 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Prostatomegaly (6 people, 10.34%)
- Prostatic Disorder (5 people, 8.62%)
- Pollakiuria (4 people, 6.90%)
- Urinary Tract Disorder (3 people, 5.17%)
- Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 5.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fish Oil (2 people, 3.45%)
- Avodart (2 people, 3.45%)
- Lasix (1 person, 1.72%)
- Humira (1 person, 1.72%)
- Dexamethasone (1 person, 1.72%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (12 people, 20.69%)
- Headache (10 people, 17.24%)
- Diarrhea (10 people, 17.24%)
- Retrograde Ejaculation (9 people, 15.52%)
- Dry Mouth (4 people, 6.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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