Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Impotence?


Impotence is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension . We study 18,889 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 105 have Impotence. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and more.

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Amlodipine Besylate

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine besylate 20,201 users)


Impotence (powerlessness) has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, drug ineffective, high blood cholesterol, optic ischaemic neuropathy, chest pain (latest reports from 35,147 Impotence patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

18,889 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 105 people (0.56%) have Impotence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Impotence?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Impotence *:

  • < 1 month: 1.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.37 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.37 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.41 %
  • 10+ years: 7.41 %

Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 0.96 %
  • male: 99.04 %

Age of people who have Impotence when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.19 %
  • 30-39: 1.06 %
  • 40-49: 14.89 %
  • 50-59: 46.81 %
  • 60+: 34.04 %

Severity if Impotence when taking Amlodipine Besylate **:

  • least: 3.92 %
  • moderate: 43.14 %
  • severe: 39.22 %
  • most severe: 13.73 %

How people recovered from Impotence **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 4.55 %
  • not yet: 95.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (49 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (12 people)
  • Gout (12 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (25 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (20 people)
  • Aspirin (18 people)
  • Amoxicillin (14 people)
  • Ambien (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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