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Review: could Bipolar disorder cause Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems)?

We study 36,688 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

Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) (latest reports from 79,751 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 136,560 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 36,684 people who have bipolar disorder are studied. Among them, 241 (0.66%) have Erectile Dysfunction.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in bipolar disorder reports

Age of people who have bipolar disorder and experienced Erectile dysfunction * :

Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%2.34%5.86%26.17%42.58%19.14%4.30%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction0.00%47.37%42.11%10.53%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (73 people, 30.29%)
  2. Insomnia (37 people, 15.35%)
  3. Anxiety (35 people, 14.52%)
  4. Central nervous system lesion (23 people, 9.54%)
  5. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (23 people, 9.54%)
  6. Sleep disorder (22 people, 9.13%)
  7. Affective disorder (17 people, 7.05%)
  8. Emotional disorder (14 people, 5.81%)
  9. Nerve injury (14 people, 5.81%)
  10. Sexual dysfunction (14 people, 5.81%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Seroquel (93 people, 38.59%)
  2. Risperdal (60 people, 24.90%)
  3. Abilify (55 people, 22.82%)
  4. Depakote (47 people, 19.50%)
  5. Carbamazepine (47 people, 19.50%)
  6. Lithium carbonate (45 people, 18.67%)
  7. Zyprexa (40 people, 16.60%)
  8. Lamictal (39 people, 16.18%)
  9. Clonazepam (37 people, 15.35%)
  10. Zoloft (34 people, 14.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • 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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Bipolar Disorder is also known as: Bi-polar, Bipolar.

Erectile Dysfunction is also known as: Drugs that may cause impotence, ED, Erectile Disturbance, Erection problems, Impotence, Impotence and age, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual dysfunction - male.

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