Ibuprofen and Impotence - from FDA reports

Impotence is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 120,062 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 11, 2018

120,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 368 people (0.31%) have Impotence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Impotence?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Impotence *:

Gender of people who have Impotence when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 5.51 %
  • male: 94.49 %

Age of people who have Impotence when taking Ibuprofen *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 64 people, 17.39%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 48 people, 13.04%
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 48 people, 13.04%
  4. Analgesic Therapy: 35 people, 9.51%
  5. Muscle Spasticity (tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles): 35 people, 9.51%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 72 people, 19.57%
  2. Aspirin: 57 people, 15.49%
  3. Vicodin: 44 people, 11.96%
  4. Paracetamol: 40 people, 10.87%
  5. Oxycontin: 39 people, 10.60%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Depression: 137 people, 37.23%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 126 people, 34.24%
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 97 people, 26.36%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 96 people, 26.09%
  5. Pain In Extremity: 85 people, 23.10%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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