Review: could Bipolar disorder cause Erectile dysfunction?
We study 36,653 people who have Bipolar disorder from FDA and social media. Among them, 238 have Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Bipolar disorder (latest reports from 79,613 patients) is typically treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Lamotrigine, Abilify, Depakote.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 133,460 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 36,642 people who have bipolar disorder are studied. Among them, 241 (0.66%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.19% of all the 129,033 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Age of people who have bipolar disorder and experienced Erectile dysfunction * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||2.34%||5.86%||26.17%||42.58%||19.14%||4.30% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||47.37%||42.11%||10.53% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Depression (73 people, 30.29%)
- Insomnia (37 people, 15.35%)
- Anxiety (35 people, 14.52%)
- Central nervous system lesion (23 people, 9.54%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (23 people, 9.54%)
- Sleep disorder (22 people, 9.13%)
- Affective disorder (17 people, 7.05%)
- Emotional disorder (14 people, 5.81%)
- Nerve injury (14 people, 5.81%)
- Psychotic disorder (14 people, 5.81%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Seroquel (93 people, 38.59%)
- Risperdal (60 people, 24.90%)
- Abilify (55 people, 22.82%)
- Depakote (47 people, 19.50%)
- Carbamazepine (47 people, 19.50%)
- Lithium carbonate (45 people, 18.67%)
- Zyprexa (40 people, 16.60%)
- Lamictal (39 people, 16.18%)
- Clonazepam (37 people, 15.35%)
- Zoloft (34 people, 14.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Have been on blood pressure meds for 6-8 mos. minimum w/no problems, so I strongly suspect my erectile dysfunction is NOT due to any of these. However, have noticed since being on Depakote - which has greatly helped with bipolar disorder - I've had moderate to "severe" ED. (I wouldn't use that term, but it's more than moderate.)
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