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Review: could Anafranil cause Erectile dysfunction?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction could be caused by Anafranil, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take Zyprexa, and have Insomnia.

We study 3,453 people who have side effects while taking Anafranil from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Anafranil (latest outcomes from 3,578 users) has active ingredients of clomipramine hydrochloride. It is often used in obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression. Commonly reported side effects of Anafranil include fall, fever, suicide attempt, agitation, overdose.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 132,622 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 3,453 people reported to have side effects when taking Anafranil. Among them, 22 people (0.64%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.02% of all the 128,680 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Anafranil reports

Time on Anafranil when people have Erectile dysfunction * :


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

Erectile dysfunction0.00%100.00%

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

Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%10.53%36.84%0.00%42.11%10.53%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Anafranil ** :


How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (7 people, 31.82%)
  2. Erectile dysfunction (3 people, 13.64%)
  3. Depression (2 people, 9.09%)
  4. Arthritis (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (8 people, 36.36%)
  2. Prednisolone (7 people, 31.82%)
  3. Lotrel (7 people, 31.82%)
  4. Viagra (7 people, 31.82%)
  5. Darvocet-n 100 (7 people, 31.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Anafranil (clomipramine hydrochloride) is often used for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Find out below the conditions Anafranil is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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