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Review: could Losartan cause Erectile dysfunction?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction 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 12,759 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,799 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 132,543 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 12,749 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 54 people (0.42%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.04% of all the 130,611 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction3.85%11.54%38.46%11.54%19.23%3.85%11.54%

Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Erectile dysfunction1.75%98.25%

Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.77%22.64%47.17%26.42%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction3.57%42.86%50.00%3.57%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%6.25%93.75%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (26 people, 48.15%)
  2. High blood pressure (9 people, 16.67%)
  3. Erectile dysfunction (7 people, 12.96%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (7 people, 12.96%)
  5. High blood cholesterol (7 people, 12.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (38 people, 70.37%)
  2. Simvastatin (17 people, 31.48%)
  3. Aspirin (16 people, 29.63%)
  4. Metoprolol tartrate (11 people, 20.37%)
  5. Levitra (11 people, 20.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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