Review: could Amlodipine cause Erectile dysfunction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 43,876 people who take Amlodipine. Among them, 146 have Erectile dysfunction. See who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amlodipine (latest outcomes from 46,264 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Amlodipine include nausea aggravated, nausea, weakness, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 126,414 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 43,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine. Among them, 148 people (0.34%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Amlodipine 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||5.88%||15.69%||11.76%||23.53%||29.41%||5.88%||7.84% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Amlodipine * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.66%||99.34% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Amlodipine * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.26%||2.26%||13.53%||48.87%||30.08% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Amlodipine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||4.35%||45.65%||39.13%||10.87% |
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 (45 people, 30.41%)
- Erectile dysfunction (17 people, 11.49%)
- High blood pressure (16 people, 10.81%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 9.46%)
- Gout (10 people, 6.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amlodipine besylate (97 people, 65.54%)
- Aspirin (30 people, 20.27%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (24 people, 16.22%)
- Lisinopril (23 people, 15.54%)
- Lipitor (19 people, 12.84%)
* 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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