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Rapaflo Capsules

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/28/2018
Rapaflo Capsules Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 2/28/2018

Rapaflo (silodosin) is an alpha-adrenergic blocker used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). Common side effects of Rapaflo include:

Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Rapaflo including:

  • feeling like you might pass out, or
  • an erection that is painful or lasts 4 hours or longer.

The recommended dose of Rapaflo is 8 mg orally once daily with a meal. Rapaflo may interact with etoconazole, itraconazole, ritonavir, diltiazem, erythromycin, verapamil, cyclosporine, other alpha-blockers, digoxin, sildenafil, tadalafil, or anti-hypertensives. Tell your doctor all medications you are taking. Although Rapaflo is not for use in women, this medication is not expected to be harmful to a fetus. If you are a woman using this medication, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether this medication passes into breast milk, or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Our Rapaflo (silodosin) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Rapaflo Capsules Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe dizziness, or if you feel like you might pass out.

Common side effects may include:

  • dizziness;
  • headache;
  • diarrhea;
  • abnormal ejaculation; or
  • stuffy nose, sore throat.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Rapaflo Capsules (Silodosin Capsules)

Rapaflo Capsules Professional Information

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Rapaflo Capsules (Silodosin Capsules)

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© Rapaflo Capsules Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Rapaflo Capsules Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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