Review: could Amlodipine cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Summary

Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Amlodipine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Ramipril., and have Hypertension . We study 65,996 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 183 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Amlodipine

Amlodipine has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine 93,543 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with skin blushing/flushing, drug ineffective, weakness, high blood cholesterol, erection problems (latest reports from 47,290 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

65,996 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine.
Among them, 183 people (0.28%) have Erectile Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Amlodipine when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 15.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.05 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.05 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

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

  • female: 6.63 %
  • male: 93.37 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.13 %
  • 30-39: 2.84 %
  • 40-49: 20.57 %
  • 50-59: 29.08 %
  • 60+: 45.39 %

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Amlodipine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 45.45 %
  • severe: 45.45 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Erectile Dysfunction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (74 people, 40.44%)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (45 people, 24.59%)
  • Depression (34 people, 18.58%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (29 people, 15.85%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (29 people, 15.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril. (41 people, 22.40%)
  • Metoprolol (29 people, 15.85%)
  • Lioresal (29 people, 15.85%)
  • Co-Dydramol (28 people, 15.30%)
  • Baclofen. (26 people, 14.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (34 people, 18.58%)
  • Pain In Extremity (33 people, 18.03%)
  • Pain (33 people, 18.03%)
  • Fall (32 people, 17.49%)
  • Condition Aggravated (29 people, 15.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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