Review: could Omeprazole cause Ed (Erection problems)?
Summary: Ed is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 89,946 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 217 have Ed. Find out below who they are, when they have Ed and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 92,849 Omeprazole users)
Ed has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 31,460 Ed patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 89,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 217 people (0.24%) have Ed.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Ed * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Ed when taking Omeprazole * :
Age of people who have Ed when taking Omeprazole * :
Severity of Ed when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Ed ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (26 people, 11.98%)
- Depression (25 people, 11.52%)
- Pain (21 people, 9.68%)
- Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 9.22%)
- Dyspepsia (17 people, 7.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (71 people, 32.72%)
- Lisinopril (47 people, 21.66%)
- Acetaminophen (46 people, 21.20%)
- Zometa (43 people, 19.82%)
- Protonix (37 people, 17.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Blood pressure is well controlled (120/80) but feeling faint at times like it is too low. I exercise regularly, but don't seem to lose the 20-30 extra pounds (I weight 225) so my Dr does refuses to reduce the meds until my BMI score is better . Erections are getting slower to build, faster to lose and harder to maintain. Dr. prescribed Cialis but besides costing over $20 a pill and not covered by insurance, it makes my ears ring like crazy.
pc_bob on May, 21, 2014:
The very first thing they ask you to do is to get your weight down to near normal. This has a double benefit: It will lower your blood pressure and it will (or should) help with the ED. There are no guarantees however. EVERY drug has side effects. Some are major, others may be benign. But, combining drugs, as we are often forced to do, introduces yet another round of possible side effects! I try to minimize the total number of drugs I take, currently I'm on Losartan 100 mg, Omeprazole 20 mg, Testosterone injections 400 mg and soon amlodipine besylate ?mg. If Amlodipine doesn't start helping in a month or two, I will insist my doctor switch to an Ace Inhibitor.
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