Metformin and Impotence - from FDA reports


Summary

Impotence is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Impotence with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 176,252 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 23, 2017

176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 474 people (0.27%) have Impotence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Impotence?

Time on Metformin when people have Impotence *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 6.32 %
  • male: 93.68 %

Age of people who have Impotence when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.42 %
  • 30-39: 6.99 %
  • 40-49: 15.86 %
  • 50-59: 34.41 %
  • 60+: 40.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (80 people, 16.88%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (62 people, 13.08%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (55 people, 11.60%)
  • High Blood Pressure (53 people, 11.18%)
  • Depression (44 people, 9.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (89 people, 18.78%)
  • Lisinopril (78 people, 16.46%)
  • Viagra (66 people, 13.92%)
  • Levitra (62 people, 13.08%)
  • Glipizide (57 people, 12.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (96 people, 20.25%)
  • Diabetes (70 people, 14.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (60 people, 12.66%)
  • Weakness (55 people, 11.60%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (55 people, 11.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 198,387 users)

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Impotence (powerlessness) has been reported by people with erection problems, hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 51,051 Impotence patients).

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