Review: could Advil cause Erectile dysfunction?
We study 21,418 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Advil (latest outcomes from 22,794 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 133,495 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 21,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 82 people (0.38%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.06% of all the 129,394 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Time on Advil 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||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Advil * :
|Erectile dysfunction||11.24%||88.76% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Advil * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.78%||8.33%||19.44%||36.11%||33.33% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Advil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (17 people, 20.73%)
- Pain (10 people, 12.20%)
- Anxiety (10 people, 12.20%)
- Sleep disorder (10 people, 12.20%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 8.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (29 people, 35.37%)
- Neurontin (25 people, 30.49%)
- Zometa (21 people, 25.61%)
- Lipitor (20 people, 24.39%)
- Elavil (20 people, 24.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I was taking the amount that the bottle said I could. The maximum daily amount for joint pain. The doctor suggested I use Ibuprofen. I was using beyond the two weeks recommended on the bottle since my joint problem is chronic. After a few weeks I noticed It would give me impotence for a couple days after taking only one tablet. Then when I took tylenol for the joint pain
instead the tylenol reacted in the same way. Also , now, if I take antihistamines such as those in cold medecines I get the same problem. Now, I stick to natural relief of cough and cold symptoms.
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