Review: could Metformin cause Impotence And Age?


Impotence and age is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 41,591 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 178 have Impotence and age. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and age and more.

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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 122,704 users)

Impotence And Age

Impotence and age has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, drug ineffective, high blood cholesterol, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy (latest reports from 35,147 Impotence and age patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

41,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 178 people (0.43%) have Impotence And Age

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Impotence and age?

Time on Metformin when people have Impotence And Age *:

  • < 1 month: 3.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.68 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.35 %
  • 10+ years: 16.13 %

Gender of people who have Impotence And Age when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 6.78 %
  • male: 93.22 %

Age of people who have Impotence And Age when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.67 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 30.0 %
  • 60+: 41.33 %

Severity if Impotence And Age when taking Metformin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 24.14 %
  • severe: 65.52 %
  • most severe: 10.34 %

How people recovered from Impotence And Age **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 4.17 %
  • not yet: 95.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (37 people)
  • Hypertension (32 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (18 people)
  • Depression (18 people)
  • Diabetes (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (48 people)
  • Atenolol (32 people)
  • Viagra (30 people)
  • Lisinopril (28 people)
  • Simvastatin (25 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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