Spironolactone and Erectile dysfunction – from FDA reports

Spironolactone and Erectile dysfunction – from FDA reports


Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 – 12 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Erectile dysfunction with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,238 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 19, 2017

45,238 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 69 people (0.15%) have Erectile dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Spironolactone when people have Erectile dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 – 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 – 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 – 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 – 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 – 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Spironolactone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.89 %
  • 30-39: 3.77 %
  • 40-49: 13.21 %
  • 50-59: 26.42 %
  • 60+: 54.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 14.49%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 13.04%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 11.59%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (8 people, 11.59%)
  • Depression (4 people, 5.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (22 people, 31.88%)
  • Coreg (19 people, 27.54%)
  • Lipitor (17 people, 24.64%)
  • Digoxin (16 people, 23.19%)
  • Amoxicillin (15 people, 21.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (21 people, 30.43%)
  • Osteoarthritis (18 people, 26.09%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (18 people, 26.09%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (16 people, 23.19%)
  • Pain (15 people, 21.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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