Review: could Metformin cause Impotence?
We study 97,230 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 354 have Impotence. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and more.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,740 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.
Impotence (powerlessness) (latest reports from 133,901 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 97,217 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 129,400 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 ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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