Review: Impotence in Metformin
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 1, 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 Impotence (Erection problems) by studying 91,134 people who take Metformin. We analyze: the time on Metformin when people have Impotence, gender and age of these people, the severity of Impotence, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Metformin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Metformin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Metformin include blood glucose increased, nausea aggravated, nausea, weight decreased, diarrhea.
Impotence (powerlessness) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 91,040 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 320 people (0.35%) have Impotence.
Time on Metformin when people have Impotence * :
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Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Metformin * :
Age of people who have Impotence when taking Metformin * :
Severity of Impotence when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Impotence ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (66 people, 20.62%)
- Erectile dysfunction (63 people, 19.69%)
- Depression (48 people, 15.00%)
- Hypertension (40 people, 12.50%)
- Anxiety (26 people, 8.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (191 people, 59.69%)
- Aspirin (86 people, 26.88%)
- Lisinopril (83 people, 25.94%)
- Glyburide (61 people, 19.06%)
- Metformin hydrochloride (61 people, 19.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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