Review: could Januvia cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Summary

Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Januvia, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 36,195 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Januvia

Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Januvia 37,219 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with skin blushing/flushing, drug ineffective, weakness, back pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 47,291 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

36,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia.
Among them, 139 people (0.38%) have Erectile Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Januvia cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Januvia when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 3.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.07 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 1.79 %

Gender of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Januvia *:

  • female: 0.74 %
  • male: 99.26 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Januvia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.49 %
  • 30-39: 7.46 %
  • 40-49: 19.4 %
  • 50-59: 31.34 %
  • 60+: 40.3 %

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Januvia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 46.67 %
  • severe: 46.67 %
  • most severe: 6.67 %

How people recovered from Erectile Dysfunction **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (58 people, 41.73%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (27 people, 19.42%)
  • Bone Disorder (13 people, 9.35%)
  • Hypertension (12 people, 8.63%)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (11 people, 7.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Glipizide (27 people, 19.42%)
  • Aspirin (27 people, 19.42%)
  • Lipitor (25 people, 17.99%)
  • Lisinopril (24 people, 17.27%)
  • Coreg (24 people, 17.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (33 people, 23.74%)
  • Dyspnoea (32 people, 23.02%)
  • Spinal Osteoarthritis (26 people, 18.71%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (26 people, 18.71%)
  • Headache (25 people, 17.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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