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Review: could Amlodipine cause Erectile dysfunction?

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

We study 44,714 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 146 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Amlodipine

Amlodipine (latest outcomes from 46,332 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 132,521 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 44,714 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine. Among them, 151 people (0.34%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.11% of all the 132,862 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

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 dysfunction5.77%15.38%11.54%25.00%28.85%5.77%7.69%

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

FemaleMale
Erectile dysfunction0.65%99.35%

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%5.15%2.21%13.24%50.00%29.41%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Amlodipine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction4.26%46.81%38.30%10.64%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (46 people, 30.46%)
  2. Erectile dysfunction (17 people, 11.26%)
  3. High blood pressure (16 people, 10.60%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 9.27%)
  5. Gout (11 people, 7.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amlodipine besylate (99 people, 65.56%)
  2. Aspirin (30 people, 19.87%)
  3. Lisinopril (24 people, 15.89%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (24 people, 15.89%)
  5. Viagra (19 people, 12.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • 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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