Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems)?
Summary: Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,805 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 104 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,066 Lithium carbonate users)
Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,150 Erectile dysfunction patients)
On Jan, 24, 2015: 14,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 105 people (0.71%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
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%||16.67%||25.00%||16.67%||16.67%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Erectile dysfunction||7.27%||92.73% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||1.39%||0.00%||16.67%||22.22%||25.00%||18.06%||16.67% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||11.11%||44.44%||33.33%||11.11% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (28 people, 26.67%)
- Depression (25 people, 23.81%)
- Phobia (11 people, 10.48%)
- Blood cholesterol (11 people, 10.48%)
- Pain in jaw (8 people, 7.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (23 people, 21.90%)
- Zyprexa (19 people, 18.10%)
- Lipitor (16 people, 15.24%)
- Neurontin (14 people, 13.33%)
- Depakote (13 people, 12.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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