Review: could Acetylcysteine cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Summary

Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Acetylcysteine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Celebrex, and have Hiatus hernia . We study 4,156 people who have side effects while taking Acetylcysteine from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Acetylcysteine

Acetylcysteine has active ingredients of acetylcysteine. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Acetylcysteine 4,876 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with skin blushing/flushing, drug ineffective, weakness, back pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 47,291 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Sep, 13, 2016

4,156 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetylcysteine.
Among them, 6 people (0.14%) have Erectile Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetylcysteine cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Acetylcysteine when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

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

Gender of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Acetylcysteine *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Acetylcysteine *:

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

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Acetylcysteine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Sinus Disorder (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Hiatus Hernia (3 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cozaar (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Celebrex (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Lycopene (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Lithium Carbonate (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Inositol (3 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Depression (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Sinusitis (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Mood Swings (4 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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