Review: could Amoxicillin cause Impotence?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 20,922 people who take Amoxicillin. Among them, 190 have Impotence. See who they are, when they have Impotence and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,036 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection, sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Amoxicillin include pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated, fever.
Impotence (powerlessness) (latest reports from 131,491 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 20,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 190 people (0.91%) have Impotence.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Impotence * :
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Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Amoxicillin * :
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How people recovered from Impotence ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (28 people, 14.74%)
- Prophylaxis (22 people, 11.58%)
- Pain in jaw (18 people, 9.47%)
- Blood cholesterol (18 people, 9.47%)
- Multiple myeloma (17 people, 8.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (79 people, 41.58%)
- Aspirin (77 people, 40.53%)
- Lipitor (76 people, 40.00%)
- Neurontin (57 people, 30.00%)
- Oxycontin (56 people, 29.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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i stopped getting erections after a week on the antibiotic and i am afraid because i have not had a full, hard erection it gets a little bit longer and sort of firm but it doesn't get hard or it would start to get hard but still bendy and it would go away after about 2 minutes
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