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Review: could Prednisone cause Erection problems?

Summary: Erection problems 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 Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)

Erection problems

Erection problems has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 31,457 Erection problems patients)

On Feb, 4, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 366 people (0.25%) have Erection Problems.

Trend of Erection problems in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Erection problems * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erection problems4.00%16.00%0.00%0.00%28.00%16.00%36.00%

Gender of people who have Erection problems when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Erection problems6.78%93.22%

Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erection problems0.00%0.00%0.94%1.88%5.94%24.06%34.38%32.81%

Severity of Erection problems when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erection problems6.25%18.75%68.75%6.25%

How people recovered from Erection problems ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erection problems0.00%9.09%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (75 people, 20.49%)
  2. Metastases to bone (33 people, 9.02%)
  3. Osteoporosis (33 people, 9.02%)
  4. Pain (29 people, 7.92%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 6.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (150 people, 40.98%)
  2. Zometa (147 people, 40.16%)
  3. Aredia (107 people, 29.23%)
  4. Prednisone tab (102 people, 27.87%)
  5. Viagra (89 people, 24.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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