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Review: could Prednisone cause Impotence?

We study 146,581 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 364 have Impotence. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,890 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Impotence

Impotence (powerlessness) (latest reports from 134,112 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 146,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 364 people (0.25%) have Impotence. They amount to 0.28% of all the 129,440 people who have Impotence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Impotence in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Impotence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Impotence4.35%17.39%0.00%0.00%30.43%13.04%34.78%

Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Impotence6.82%93.18%

Age of people who have Impotence when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Impotence0.00%0.00%0.63%1.89%5.97%23.90%34.59%33.02%

Severity of Impotence when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Impotence7.14%21.43%64.29%7.14%

How people recovered from Impotence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Impotence0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (75 people, 20.60%)
  2. Osteoporosis (33 people, 9.07%)
  3. Metastases to bone (33 people, 9.07%)
  4. Pain (29 people, 7.97%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 6.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (150 people, 41.21%)
  2. Zometa (147 people, 40.38%)
  3. Aredia (107 people, 29.40%)
  4. Prednisone tab (102 people, 28.02%)
  5. Viagra (89 people, 24.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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