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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Ed?

We study 11,753 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Ed. Find out below who they are, when they have Ed and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,086 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Ed

Ed (latest reports from 133,985 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 11,745 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 38 people (0.32%) have Ed. They amount to 0.03% of all the 129,424 people who have Ed on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ed in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Ed * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ed0.00%10.00%30.00%20.00%30.00%10.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ed when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Ed2.44%97.56%

Age of people who have Ed when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ed0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.70%29.73%45.95%21.62%

Severity of Ed when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ed8.33%41.67%33.33%16.67%

How people recovered from Ed ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ed0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (21 people, 55.26%)
  2. Erectile dysfunction (7 people, 18.42%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (7 people, 18.42%)
  4. Blood pressure abnormal (3 people, 7.89%)
  5. Nightmare (3 people, 7.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 39.47%)
  2. Simvastatin (12 people, 31.58%)
  3. Levitra (11 people, 28.95%)
  4. Metoprolol tartrate (11 people, 28.95%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (11 people, 28.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Blood pressure is well controlled (120/80) but feeling faint at times like it is too low. I exercise regularly, but don't seem to lose the 20-30 extra pounds (I weight 225) so my Dr does refuses to reduce the meds until my BMI score is better . Erections are getting slower to build, faster to lose and harder to maintain. Dr. prescribed Cialis but besides costing over $20 a pill and not covered by insurance, it makes my ears ring like crazy.

    Reply

    pc_bob on May, 21, 2014:

    The very first thing they ask you to do is to get your weight down to near normal. This has a double benefit: It will lower your blood pressure and it will (or should) help with the ED. There are no guarantees however. EVERY drug has side effects. Some are major, others may be benign. But, combining drugs, as we are often forced to do, introduces yet another round of possible side effects! I try to minimize the total number of drugs I take, currently I'm on Losartan 100 mg, Omeprazole 20 mg, Testosterone injections 400 mg and soon amlodipine besylate ?mg. If Amlodipine doesn't start helping in a month or two, I will insist my doctor switch to an Ace Inhibitor.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Daily: baby aspirin, multivitamin, vitamin D, fiber supplement

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Recent colonoscopy and stool sample both negative

    Reply

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