Review: could Protonix cause Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems)?
Summary: Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Protonix, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 34,682 people who have side effects while taking Protonix from FDA and social media. Among them, 234 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Protonix has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,604 Protonix users)
Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,150 Erectile dysfunction patients)
On Jan, 28, 2015: 34,682 people reported to have side effects when taking Protonix. Among them, 234 people (0.67%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Protonix 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||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Protonix * :
|Erectile dysfunction||7.63%||92.37% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Protonix * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.49%||7.84%||34.80%||29.90%||26.96% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Protonix ** :
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (88 people, 37.61%)
- Depression (28 people, 11.97%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 10.68%)
- Erectile dysfunction (18 people, 7.69%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 6.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (122 people, 52.14%)
- Aspirin (90 people, 38.46%)
- Aredia (88 people, 37.61%)
- Flomax (79 people, 33.76%)
- Zofran (77 people, 32.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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