Review: could Sildenafil citrate cause Back pain?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,972 people who take Sildenafil citrate. Among them, 30 have Back pain. See who they are, when they have Back pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Sildenafil citrate (latest outcomes from 3,088 users) has active ingredients of sildenafil citrate. It is often used in erection problems, drugs that may cause impotence. Commonly reported side effects of Sildenafil citrate include hypotension, pulmonary hypertension, breathing difficulty, right ventricular failure, nausea.
Back pain (latest reports from 652,319 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 2,972 people reported to have side effects when taking Sildenafil citrate. Among them, 34 people (1.14%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 652,319 people who have Back Pain.
Time on Sildenafil citrate when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Sildenafil citrate * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||6.45%||6.45%||9.68%||16.13%||9.68%||51.61% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Sildenafil citrate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Erectile dysfunction (11 people, 32.35%)
- Pulmonary hypertension (6 people, 17.65%)
- Herpes zoster (4 people, 11.76%)
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (3 people, 8.82%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simvastatin (9 people, 26.47%)
- Ibuprofen (8 people, 23.53%)
- Cialis (8 people, 23.53%)
- Lisinopril (5 people, 14.71%)
- Oxycontin (5 people, 14.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Sam Serafino Contrasto on Mar, 27, 2011:
I have been taking cildenafil citrate for more than 4 years along with aspirin, high blood pressure meds, and cholesterol meds. i have noticed joint and muscle pain increase tremendously. I am now 63 years old and do not wish to give up sex but I may not have a choice since I no longer can perform due to the pain, which is causing the Viagra not to work because of the muscle pain. An erection is not possible with this much pain. I believe this drug is necessary but it requires more study on the long term effects. It is important to mention that this pain moves about in various locations, intensifies but never goes away. Areas effected right shoulder front, and rear, left wrist left elbow, knees, right arm, and hand, lower back, swelling all over. I feel that some of these joints may have existed prior to taking the above drugs. I also have been told that I have some arthritis in the lower back area. All in all I feel the medical profession has failed us terribly in regards to curring many ailments such as arthritis, cancer, diabeties, hell even the common cold. Drug companies will not produce cures only treatment meds so they can line their pockets. Governments will not allow cures because they do not have the resources for long life. Terrible position for humans to be in at time.
pam on Oct, 21, 2012:
I am a physician and know that medicine and or the medical practice has significant limitations. I suggest we look to what we put in our body and how we care for our body to treat/prevent many of the illnesses that face us. Instead of being angry that medicine doesn't solve our problems, exercise and education about nutrition is extremely important. I encourage all to read Paleo diet by Cordain and Power healing by Galland.
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