Review: Erectile dysfunction in Losartan
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 4, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems) by studying 11,100 people who take Losartan. We analyze: the time on Losartan when people have Erectile dysfunction, gender and age of these people, the severity of Erectile dysfunction, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Losartan. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 200 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media since 1977. The results are personalized to your gender and age. Start now >>>
Losartan (latest outcomes) 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, dizziness aggravated.
Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 11,100 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 52 people (0.47%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Losartan 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||4.00%||8.00%||40.00%||12.00%||20.00%||4.00%||12.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Losartan * :
|Erectile dysfunction||1.82%||98.18% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Losartan * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.92%||23.53%||45.10%||27.45% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||3.70%||40.74%||51.85%||3.70% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||6.67%||93.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (25 people, 48.08%)
- High blood pressure (9 people, 17.31%)
- High blood cholesterol (7 people, 13.46%)
- Erectile dysfunction (7 people, 13.46%)
- Multiple myeloma (6 people, 11.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (37 people, 71.15%)
- Simvastatin (16 people, 30.77%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 28.85%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (10 people, 19.23%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (10 people, 19.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related search: Losartan, Erectile dysfunction
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Losartan (losartan potassium) is often used for high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions Losartan is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Losartan used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Browse Losartan side effects from A to Z:
Browse Losartan drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By DeDee: I took one losartan and my heart rate went up very high
(for a 72 year old woman who has After One Losartan My Heart Rate Went Up Very High, and takes Losartan Potassium)
I have high blood pressure I was on Lopressor and my doctor switched me to losartan. My heart rate was between 120 and 100
(Number of patients like DeDee: 914)
- By drm: Does topiramate cause erectile dysfunction?
(for a 52 year old man who has Erectile Dysfunction, and takes Topiramate)
I have difficulty achieving and / or maintaining an erection. I believe it's caused by the use of topamax. and Lyrics. Am I correct?
(Number of patients like drm: 1,313)
- By DMM3: Should i discontinie flonase prior to meningioma brain surgery
(for a 61 year old woman who has Severe Congestion, and takes Tikosyn, Losartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Norvasc, Inderal La, Prevacid, Potassium Chloride)
Brain surgery for meningioma should I stop Flonase prior to surgery?
(Number of patients like DMM3: 4,034)
More questions for: Losartan, Erectile dysfunction
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By edo: Methadone maintenance and lichen planus
(for a 65 year old man who has Lichen Planus, Hepatitis C, and takes Metoprolol Succinate, Losartan, Lasix, Potassium Chloride, ASA)
Have been on methadone maint. since 1973 (with two brief periods of non use).
Have suffered from Lichen Planus for the last 5 years with slow but steady progression of symptoms. Do not know when exposed to Hep C (IV drug use since 1968)and have been exposed to biohazardous materials from my career ...
(Number of patients like edo: 3,866)
- By David: Accutane made me impotent
(for a 61 year old man who has Impotence, and takes Accutane)
I am a 61 year old male who was prescribed Accutane at the age of 58 by my ophthalmologist to speed in the healing of my retina from a retinal detachment. It did me absolutely no good whatsoever in that regard and actually caused me to have permanent impotence. My problem started at the exact same ...
(Number of patients like David: 661)
- By Dr Ss : Libido decreased with erectile dysfunction by using olmesartan 20 mg. daily
(for a 41 year old man who has Libido Decreased, Erectile Dysfunction, and takes Olmesartan Medoxomil)
Libido decreased with erectile dysfunction by using Olmesartan 20 mg. daily.
Other related / associated conditions : anxiety and work stress
(Number of patients like Dr Ss : 762)
More reviews for: Losartan, Erectile dysfunction
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.