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Review: could Prednisone cause Impotence (Erection problems)?

Summary: Impotence 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 146,763 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 374 have Impotence. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,083 Prednisone users)

Impotence

Impotence (powerlessness) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 31,415 Impotence patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 146,707 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 365 people (0.25%) have Impotence.

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
Impotence4.17%16.67%0.00%0.00%29.17%16.67%33.33%

Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Impotence6.80%93.20%

Age of people who have Impotence when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Impotence0.00%0.00%0.94%1.88%5.96%23.82%34.48%32.92%

Severity of Impotence when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Impotence6.67%20.00%66.67%6.67%

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, 20.55%)
  2. Metastases to bone (33 people, 9.04%)
  3. Osteoporosis (33 people, 9.04%)
  4. Pain (29 people, 7.95%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 6.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (150 people, 41.10%)
  2. Zometa (147 people, 40.27%)
  3. Aredia (107 people, 29.32%)
  4. Prednisone tab (102 people, 27.95%)
  5. Viagra (89 people, 24.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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