Review: could Prednisone cause Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems)?
Summary: Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 146,792 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 366 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)
Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,192 Erectile dysfunction patients)
On Feb, 10, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 382 people (0.26%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Prednisone when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||3.70%||14.81%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||14.81%||33.33% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Prednisone * :
|Erectile dysfunction||7.00%||93.00% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Prednisone * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||1.50%||2.69%||7.19%||23.65%||33.23%||31.74% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||6.25%||18.75%||68.75%||6.25% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||9.09%||90.91% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (75 people, 19.63%)
- Metastases to bone (33 people, 8.64%)
- Osteoporosis (33 people, 8.64%)
- Pain (29 people, 7.59%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 6.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (150 people, 39.27%)
- Zometa (147 people, 38.48%)
- Aredia (107 people, 28.01%)
- Prednisone tab (106 people, 27.75%)
- Ativan (91 people, 23.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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