Review: Erectile dysfunction in Amlodipine besylate
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 24, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems) by studying 16,337 people who take Amlodipine besylate. We analyze: the time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Erectile dysfunction, gender and age of these people, the severity of Erectile dysfunction, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Amlodipine besylate. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Amlodipine besylate include weakness, high blood pressure, dizziness, fever, breathing difficulty.
Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Nov, 22, 2013: 16,289 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 89 people (0.55%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Amlodipine besylate 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||2.50%||17.50%||15.00%||22.50%||30.00%||7.50%||5.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Erectile dysfunction||1.06%||98.94% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.88%||2.44%||12.20%||50.00%||30.49% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||2.56%||43.59%||43.59%||10.26% |
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 * :
- Hypertension (29 people, 32.58%)
- High blood pressure (13 people, 14.61%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (12 people, 13.48%)
- Open wound (9 people, 10.11%)
- Metastases to bone (9 people, 10.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (20 people, 22.47%)
- Lisinopril (18 people, 20.22%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 16.85%)
- Lipitor (14 people, 15.73%)
- Neurontin (12 people, 13.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
PC_Bob (1 year ago):
Norvasc is just the brand name for Amlodoipine Besylate. In other words, it's the same stuff. Best to find a different BP med. The diuretic (Hydrochlorothiazide) may have some effect here, too. I only had mild ED before taking this and I'm taking T, too, but it has gotten much worse. Cialis did NOT help the situation, for me. It looks like once you get it, you got it for life! Bummer! I am a MALE, age 73, white and retired. With a wife who doesn't care, one way or the other. But, I do!
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Terry Ellis (2 years ago):
I am going back to Norvasc the brand name because AmlodipiineBesylae is not a substitute for Norvasc. I never had erectile problem on Norvasc.
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