Review: could Metformin cause Impotence?
We study 97,185 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 346 have Impotence. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and more.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,693 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Impotence (powerlessness) (latest reports from 133,502 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 97,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 346 people (0.36%) have Impotence. They amount to 0.27% of all the 129,033 people who have Impotence on eHealthMe.
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 ** :
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How people recovered from Impotence ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (69 people, 19.94%)
- Erectile dysfunction (64 people, 18.50%)
- Depression (50 people, 14.45%)
- Hypertension (44 people, 12.72%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 7.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (195 people, 56.36%)
- Aspirin (90 people, 26.01%)
- Lisinopril (86 people, 24.86%)
- Metformin hydrochloride (64 people, 18.50%)
- Levitra (63 people, 18.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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