Review: could Advil cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Summary

Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Advil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Hypertension . We study 17,330 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Advil

Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Advil 18,883 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, drug ineffective, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure (latest reports from 30,350 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

17,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 68 people (0.39%) have Erectile Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Advil when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Advil *:

  • female: 14.71 %
  • male: 85.29 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.64 %
  • 30-39: 10.91 %
  • 40-49: 12.73 %
  • 50-59: 32.73 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Advil **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (9 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (7 people)
  • Granulocytopenia (7 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (7 people)
  • Breast Cancer (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (17 people)
  • Neurontin (17 people)
  • Viagra (16 people)
  • Zometa (15 people)
  • Ultram (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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