Review: could Imitrex cause Sexual Dysfunction?


Summary

Sexual dysfunction is reported only by a few people who take Imitrex. We study 1,504 people who have side effects while taking Imitrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.

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Imitrex

Imitrex has active ingredients of sumatriptan. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Imitrex 1,868 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 skin blushing/flushing, high blood cholesterol, blood testosterone decreased, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 47,290 Sexual dysfunction patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

1,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex.
Among them, 4 people (0.27%) have Sexual Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imitrex cause Sexual dysfunction?

Time on Imitrex when people have Sexual Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

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

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Migraine (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Rosacea (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Hepatitis C (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Chronic Hepatitis (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D2 (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Toradol (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Motrin Ib (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Finasteride. (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Amitriptyline (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Acuity Reduced (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Pruritus (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Pain (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Headache (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Depression (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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