Review: could Propranolol Hydrochloride cause Impotence?


Impotence is found among people who take Propranolol Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Warfarin Sodium, and have Hypertension . We study 2,911 people who have side effects while taking Propranolol hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Impotence. Find out below who they are, when they have Impotence and more.

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Propranolol Hydrochloride

Propranolol hydrochloride has active ingredients of propranolol hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Propranolol hydrochloride 3,525 users)


Impotence (powerlessness) has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, drug ineffective, optic ischaemic neuropathy, chest pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 33,628 Impotence patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

2,911 people reported to have side effects when taking Propranolol Hydrochloride.
Among them, 13 people (0.45%) have Impotence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propranolol hydrochloride cause Impotence?

Time on Propranolol Hydrochloride when people have Impotence *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 30 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Propranolol Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 7.69 %
  • male: 92.31 %

Age of people who have Impotence when taking Propranolol Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Severity if Impotence when taking Propranolol Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 28.57 %
  • severe: 71.43 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Impotence **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people)
  • Tremor (2 people)
  • Lower Cholesterol (2 people)
  • Graves Disease (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Warfarin Sodium (4 people)
  • Methimazole (2 people)
  • Lovastatin (2 people)
  • Clonazepam (2 people)
  • Estrogens Esterified And Methyltestosterone (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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