Review: could Prilosec cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 63,513 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 374 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 64,301 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with drug ineffective, erection increased, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure (latest reports from 35,147 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

63,513 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 374 people (0.59%) have Erectile Dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Prilosec when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 5.71 %
  • male: 94.29 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.32 %
  • 30-39: 5.61 %
  • 40-49: 15.84 %
  • 50-59: 43.56 %
  • 60+: 33.66 %

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Prilosec **:

  • least: 7.14 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 7.14 %

How people recovered from Erectile Dysfunction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (58 people)
  • Pain (37 people)
  • Depression (37 people)
  • Anxiety (29 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (24 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (113 people)
  • Aredia (99 people)
  • Aspirin (78 people)
  • Lipitor (75 people)
  • Viagra (74 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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