Could Metformin cause Impotence - from FDA reports
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 . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 474 have Impotence. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,262 users)
Impotence (powerlessness) has been reported by people with erection problems, hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 48,782 Impotence patients).
On Dec, 19, 2016
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:
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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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