Review: could Actos cause Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems)?
Summary: Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Actos, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Levitra, and have Erection problems.
We study 31,010 people who have side effects while taking Actos from FDA and social media. Among them, 144 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Actos has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 31,348 Actos users)
Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,150 Erectile dysfunction patients)
On Dec, 31, 2014: 31,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Actos. Among them, 148 people (0.48%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Actos when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||21.43%||28.57%||7.14%||14.29%||21.43%||0.00%||7.14% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Actos * :
|Erectile dysfunction||5.66%||94.34% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Actos * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.59%||10.49%||37.76%||39.16% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Actos ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||37.50%||50.00%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Erectile dysfunction (48 people, 32.43%)
- Depression (25 people, 16.89%)
- Bipolar disorder (17 people, 11.49%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 10.14%)
- Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 10.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levitra (43 people, 29.05%)
- Lipitor (40 people, 27.03%)
- Viagra (39 people, 26.35%)
- Vioxx (28 people, 18.92%)
- Glucophage (27 people, 18.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 year ago):
Recently added actos and Losartan to my regiment of Prescription drugs and have recently noticed problems with achieving and sustaining erections. Prior to this, there was never a problem.
I also take an aspirin, fish oil tablet and niacin capsule daily.
From this study (5 years ago):
no adverse side effects
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