Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Erectile dysfunction?
We study 14,753 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,007 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 129,477 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 14,743 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 104 people (0.71%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.08% of all the 129,470 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||27.27%||18.18%||18.18%||27.27% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Erectile dysfunction||7.34%||92.66% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||1.41%||0.00%||16.90%||22.54%||23.94%||18.31%||16.90% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||12.50%||50.00%||25.00%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (27 people, 25.96%)
- Depression (25 people, 24.04%)
- Phobia (11 people, 10.58%)
- Blood cholesterol (11 people, 10.58%)
- Bipolar i disorder (8 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (23 people, 22.12%)
- Zyprexa (19 people, 18.27%)
- Lipitor (16 people, 15.38%)
- Neurontin (14 people, 13.46%)
- Clonazepam (13 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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