Review: could Elavil cause Anorgasmia (Orgasmic dysfunction)?
Summary: Anorgasmia is found among people who take Elavil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Viagra, and have Pain.
We study 11,105 people who have side effects while taking Elavil from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Anorgasmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anorgasmia and more.
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Elavil has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Elavil 11,891 users)
Anorgasmia (type of sexual dysfunction in which a person cannot achieve orgasm, even with adequate stimulation) has been reported by people with depression, erection problems, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, neuralgia.(latest reports from Anorgasmia 1,544 patients)
On Dec, 5, 2014: 11,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Elavil. Among them, 7 people (0.06%) have Anorgasmia.
Time on Elavil when people have Anorgasmia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anorgasmia when taking Elavil * :
Age of people who have Anorgasmia when taking Elavil * :
Severity of Anorgasmia when taking Elavil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anorgasmia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (1 people, 14.29%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Viagra (3 people, 42.86%)
- Allegra-d (2 people, 28.57%)
- Monocycline (2 people, 28.57%)
- Soma (2 people, 28.57%)
- Zocor (2 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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