Actos and Erectile dysfunction - from FDA reports


Summary

Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Actos, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Levitra, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 41,728 people who have side effects while taking Actos from FDA. Among them, 168 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Actos

Actos has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Actos 42,338 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with erection problems, hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 48,825 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

41,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Actos.
Among them, 168 people (0.4%) have Erectile Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actos cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Actos when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
  • 10+ years: 13.33 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Actos *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 13.74 %
  • 40-49: 10.69 %
  • 50-59: 32.82 %
  • 60+: 42.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (28 people, 16.67%)
  • Depression (21 people, 12.50%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (16 people, 9.52%)
  • Diabetes (15 people, 8.93%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levitra (39 people, 23.21%)
  • Lipitor (37 people, 22.02%)
  • Viagra (35 people, 20.83%)
  • Glucophage (30 people, 17.86%)
  • Vioxx (27 people, 16.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diabetes (34 people, 20.24%)
  • Dehydration (31 people, 18.45%)
  • Headache (30 people, 17.86%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 16.67%)
  • Chest Pain (28 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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