Review: could Glimepiride cause Sexual Dysfunction?


Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Glimepiride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 12,102 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.

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Glimepiride has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Glimepiride 12,225 users)

Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, weakness, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure, blindness (latest reports from 35,147 Sexual dysfunction patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

12,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 34 people (0.28%) have Sexual Dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glimepiride cause Sexual dysfunction?

Time on Glimepiride when people have Sexual Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sexual Dysfunction when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Sexual Dysfunction when taking Glimepiride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 23.33 %
  • 50-59: 30.0 %
  • 60+: 43.33 %

Severity if Sexual Dysfunction when taking Glimepiride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 16.67 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Sexual Dysfunction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (7 people)
  • Diabetes (6 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (5 people)
  • Depression (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (12 people)
  • Metformin (9 people)
  • Viagra (7 people)
  • Levitra (6 people)
  • Janumet (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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