Review: could Ramipril cause Erectile dysfunction?
We study 30,751 people who have side effects while taking Ramipril from FDA and social media. Among them, 84 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Ramipril (latest outcomes from 31,815 users) has active ingredients of ramipril. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 129,463 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 30,742 people reported to have side effects when taking Ramipril. Among them, 85 people (0.28%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.06% of all the 131,857 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Time on Ramipril 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||5.41%||8.11%||5.41%||18.92%||35.14%||21.62%||5.41% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Ramipril * :
|Erectile dysfunction||2.35%||97.65% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Ramipril * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.63%||7.89%||15.79%||25.00%||48.68% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Ramipril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||4.88%||26.83%||60.98%||7.32% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||3.57%||96.43% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (19 people, 22.35%)
- High blood pressure (16 people, 18.82%)
- Multiple myeloma (6 people, 7.06%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 5.88%)
- Erectile dysfunction (5 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (23 people, 27.06%)
- Lipitor (11 people, 12.94%)
- Warfarin sodium (10 people, 11.76%)
- Viagra (10 people, 11.76%)
- Simvastatin (9 people, 10.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 months ago):
been on antihypertensive meds for approx 2 years including lercanidipine 20mg and indapamide 1.5mg. i am able to get an erection but it does not last long enough for full penetrive sex and can have premature ejaculation.
From this study (11 months ago):
I have been on ramipril for quite some time with no issues, but last month my doctor increased the dose and since then, I seem to be unable to obtain an erection. The drive and willingness for sex still exists, but the erection just doesn't happen.
From this study (2 years ago):
I can achieve a partial erection but cannot maintain it. Once in a while I can reach orgasm. I also have psoriasis which is exacerbated by the hypertension. This condition becomes more acute, possibly because of the anxiety created from the sexual dysfunction. This then causes greater hypertension.
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