Review: could Prednisone cause Erection problems?
We study 146,589 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 364 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,898 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Erection problems (latest reports from 129,497 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 364 people (0.25%) have Erection Problems. They amount to 0.28% of all the 131,847 people who have Erection Problems on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Erection problems * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erection problems||4.35%||17.39%||0.00%||0.00%||30.43%||13.04%||34.78% |
Gender of people who have Erection problems when taking Prednisone * :
|Erection problems||6.82%||93.18% |
Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Prednisone * :
|Erection problems||0.00%||0.00%||0.63%||1.89%||5.97%||23.90%||34.59%||33.02% |
Severity of Erection problems when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erection problems||7.14%||21.43%||64.29%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Erection problems ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erection problems||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (75 people, 20.60%)
- Osteoporosis (33 people, 9.07%)
- Metastases to bone (33 people, 9.07%)
- Pain (29 people, 7.97%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 6.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (150 people, 41.21%)
- Zometa (147 people, 40.38%)
- Aredia (107 people, 29.40%)
- Prednisone tab (102 people, 28.02%)
- Viagra (89 people, 24.45%)
* 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.
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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