Prednisone and Impotence - from FDA reports


Summary

Impotence is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Impotence with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 414 people (0.17%) have Impotence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Impotence?

Time on Prednisone when people have Impotence *:

  • < 1 month: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 53.33 %

Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 9.8 %
  • male: 90.2 %

Age of people who have Impotence when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.31 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 2.52 %
  • 30-39: 6.6 %
  • 40-49: 20.75 %
  • 50-59: 33.02 %
  • 60+: 36.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (75 people, 18.12%)
  • Metastases To Bone (39 people, 9.42%)
  • Pain (37 people, 8.94%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (36 people, 8.70%)
  • Osteoporosis (34 people, 8.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (163 people, 39.37%)
  • Aredia (114 people, 27.54%)
  • Aspirin (110 people, 26.57%)
  • Lipitor (88 people, 21.26%)
  • Viagra (87 people, 21.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (196 people, 47.34%)
  • Fatigue (179 people, 43.24%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (177 people, 42.75%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (161 people, 38.89%)
  • Back Pain (158 people, 38.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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