Review: could Losartan cause Ed?
Summary: Ed could be caused by Losartan, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Losartan potassium, and have Hypertension.
We study 12,749 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Ed. Find out below who they are, when they have Ed and more.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,788 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, dizziness, fatigue.
Ed (latest reports from 134,861 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 12,749 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 54 people (0.42%) have Ed. They amount to 0.04% of all the 130,642 people who have Ed on eHealthMe.
Time on Losartan when people have Ed * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Ed when taking Losartan * :
Age of people who have Ed when taking Losartan * :
Severity of Ed when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Ed ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (26 people, 48.15%)
- High blood pressure (9 people, 16.67%)
- Erectile dysfunction (7 people, 12.96%)
- Multiple myeloma (7 people, 12.96%)
- High blood cholesterol (7 people, 12.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (38 people, 70.37%)
- Simvastatin (17 people, 31.48%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 29.63%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (11 people, 20.37%)
- Levitra (11 people, 20.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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