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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Impotence?

Summary: Impotence could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,397 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Impotence. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and more.

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Amlodipine besylate

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 18,916 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Impotence

Impotence (powerlessness) (latest reports from 132,514 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 17,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 90 people (0.52%) have Impotence. They amount to 0.07% of all the 128,070 people who have Impotence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Impotence in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Impotence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Impotence2.27%18.18%13.64%22.73%29.55%6.82%6.82%

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

FemaleMale
Impotence1.05%98.95%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Impotence0.00%0.00%0.00%4.65%2.33%12.79%51.16%29.07%

Severity of Impotence when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Impotence4.65%46.51%39.53%9.30%

How people recovered from Impotence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Impotence0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (31 people, 34.44%)
  2. High blood pressure (15 people, 16.67%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (12 people, 13.33%)
  4. Metastases to bone (10 people, 11.11%)
  5. Open wound (10 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide (20 people, 22.22%)
  2. Lisinopril (18 people, 20.00%)
  3. Lipitor (15 people, 16.67%)
  4. Aspirin (15 people, 16.67%)
  5. Ambien (12 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Hello I am Young Indian man aged 29 years, I am hypertensive individuals. I am taking amlodipine 5 mg + losartan pottasium 50 mg once in the morning. I feel that i am suffering from erecticle dysfunction? does these drug causes erecticle dysfunction or is it due to hypertension itself

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