Prednisone and Erectile dysfunction - from FDA reports


Summary

Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 412 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,675 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with erection problems, hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 48,825 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 412 people (0.18%) have Erectile Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Prednisone when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 53.33 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.31 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 2.52 %
  • 30-39: 6.6 %
  • 40-49: 20.75 %
  • 50-59: 33.02 %
  • 60+: 36.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (75 people, 18.20%)
  • Metastases To Bone (39 people, 9.47%)
  • Pain (37 people, 8.98%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (35 people, 8.50%)
  • Osteoporosis (34 people, 8.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (163 people, 39.56%)
  • Aredia (114 people, 27.67%)
  • Aspirin (110 people, 26.70%)
  • Lipitor (88 people, 21.36%)
  • Viagra (87 people, 21.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (196 people, 47.57%)
  • Fatigue (178 people, 43.20%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (177 people, 42.96%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (161 people, 39.08%)
  • Back Pain (158 people, 38.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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