Review: could Prilosec cause Erectile dysfunction?
We study 59,705 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 379 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,477 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 129,152 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 59,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 363 people (0.61%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.28% of all the 131,376 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Time on Prilosec when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||13.33%||6.67%||13.33%||13.33%||20.00%||6.67%||26.67% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Prilosec * :
|Erectile dysfunction||4.09%||95.91% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Prilosec * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.61%||2.13%||5.18%||14.33%||46.34%||31.40% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Prilosec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||7.69%||46.15%||38.46%||7.69% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (56 people, 15.43%)
- Depression (56 people, 15.43%)
- Anxiety (49 people, 13.50%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (44 people, 12.12%)
- Pain (34 people, 9.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (136 people, 37.47%)
- Zometa (101 people, 27.82%)
- Viagra (93 people, 25.62%)
- Lipitor (92 people, 25.34%)
- Aredia (91 people, 25.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 month ago):
Blood pressure is well controlled (120/80) but feeling faint at times like it is too low. I exercise regularly, but don't seem to lose the 20-30 extra pounds (I weight 225) so my Dr does refuses to reduce the meds until my BMI score is better . Erections are getting slower to build, faster to lose and harder to maintain. Dr. prescribed Cialis but besides costing over $20 a pill and not covered by insurance, it makes my ears ring like crazy.
pc_bob on May, 21, 2014:
The very first thing they ask you to do is to get your weight down to near normal. This has a double benefit: It will lower your blood pressure and it will (or should) help with the ED. There are no guarantees however. EVERY drug has side effects. Some are major, others may be benign. But, combining drugs, as we are often forced to do, introduces yet another round of possible side effects! I try to minimize the total number of drugs I take, currently I'm on Losartan 100 mg, Omeprazole 20 mg, Testosterone injections 400 mg and soon amlodipine besylate ?mg. If Amlodipine doesn't start helping in a month or two, I will insist my doctor switch to an Ace Inhibitor.
From this study (8 months ago):
I have pain in my hands (stinging and burning) and feet are numb and burn sometimes. GP says I have gout and periphal neuropath. Have high blood pressure. Afib is condiered not severe and all my cardiologist recomends is a blood thinner.
MD took me off of lovastatin because he said it was attaching my body. Cholestrol is high. 200 to 250.
From this study (1 year ago):
my main concern is the erectile dysfunction, which appeared soon after starting Cymbalta and Oxybutynin, the othercomplaints are, I believe, related to the ARV's
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