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Review: could Prednisone cause Erectile dysfunction?

We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 364 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,898 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 129,512 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 380 people (0.26%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.29% of all the 129,005 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction4.00%16.00%0.00%0.00%36.00%12.00%32.00%

Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Erectile dysfunction7.04%92.96%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%1.20%2.71%7.23%23.49%33.43%31.93%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction7.14%21.43%64.29%7.14%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (75 people, 19.74%)
  2. Osteoporosis (33 people, 8.68%)
  3. Metastases to bone (33 people, 8.68%)
  4. Pain (29 people, 7.63%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 6.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (150 people, 39.47%)
  2. Zometa (147 people, 38.68%)
  3. Aredia (107 people, 28.16%)
  4. Prednisone tab (106 people, 27.89%)
  5. Ativan (91 people, 23.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.

    Reply

    matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:

    Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Just started prednisone 12 hrs ago

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Also Hair loss and Diarrhoea while taking creatine tablets. only took for few days.

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