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Review: could Amlodipine cause Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems)?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Amlodipine, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Amlodipine besylate, and have High blood pressure.

We study 44,934 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 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 46,578 Amlodipine users)

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,102 Erectile dysfunction patients)

On Jan, 6, 2015: 44,907 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine. Among them, 158 people (0.35%) have Erectile Dysfunction.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Amlodipine reports

Time on Amlodipine when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction5.17%15.52%13.79%22.41%25.86%10.34%6.90%

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

FemaleMale
Erectile dysfunction0.62%99.38%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%4.90%2.10%13.29%49.65%30.07%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Amlodipine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction3.70%44.44%38.89%12.96%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%4.17%95.83%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (51 people, 32.28%)
  2. Erectile dysfunction (17 people, 10.76%)
  3. High blood pressure (17 people, 10.76%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 8.86%)
  5. Gout (11 people, 6.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amlodipine besylate (103 people, 65.19%)
  2. Aspirin (30 people, 18.99%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (25 people, 15.82%)
  4. Lisinopril (25 people, 15.82%)
  5. Viagra (19 people, 12.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Blood pressure is well controlled (120/80) but feeling faint at times like it is too low. I exercise regularly, but don't seem to lose the 20-30 extra pounds (I weight 225) so my Dr does refuses to reduce the meds until my BMI score is better . Erections are getting slower to build, faster to lose and harder to maintain. Dr. prescribed Cialis but besides costing over $20 a pill and not covered by insurance, it makes my ears ring like crazy.

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    pc_bob on May, 21, 2014:

    The very first thing they ask you to do is to get your weight down to near normal. This has a double benefit: It will lower your blood pressure and it will (or should) help with the ED. There are no guarantees however. EVERY drug has side effects. Some are major, others may be benign. But, combining drugs, as we are often forced to do, introduces yet another round of possible side effects! I try to minimize the total number of drugs I take, currently I'm on Losartan 100 mg, Omeprazole 20 mg, Testosterone injections 400 mg and soon amlodipine besylate ?mg. If Amlodipine doesn't start helping in a month or two, I will insist my doctor switch to an Ace Inhibitor.

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