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Review: could Singulair cause Ed?

Summary: Ed could be caused by Singulair, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Levitra, and have Erectile dysfunction.

We study 41,129 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 have Ed. Find out below who they are, when they have Ed and more.

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Singulair

Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,776 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Singulair include breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, asthma aggravated, asthma, fatigue.

Ed

Ed (latest reports from 132,622 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 41,129 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 74 people (0.18%) have Ed. They amount to 0.06% of all the 130,660 people who have Ed on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ed in Singulair reports

Time on Singulair when people have Ed * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ed0.00%30.77%23.08%0.00%23.08%23.08%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ed when taking Singulair * :

FemaleMale
Ed3.75%96.25%

Age of people who have Ed when taking Singulair * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ed0.00%0.00%1.33%4.00%6.67%17.33%40.00%30.67%

Severity of Ed when taking Singulair ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ed0.00%41.67%41.67%16.67%

How people recovered from Ed ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ed0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Erectile dysfunction (16 people, 21.62%)
  2. Asthma (12 people, 16.22%)
  3. Pain (8 people, 10.81%)
  4. Hypertension (7 people, 9.46%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levitra (18 people, 24.32%)
  2. Aspirin (18 people, 24.32%)
  3. Viagra (18 people, 24.32%)
  4. Albuterol (16 people, 21.62%)
  5. Lipitor (13 people, 17.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I've been troubled recently by a lessening of sexual desire and impotence /erectile dysfunction. I began taking singuliar about 2 months ago for allergy sinusitis. It has been effective for that. I would like to know if my problem is likely a combination of the drugs I am taking, or age related and something I should consult a doctor about.

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