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Review: could Acetylcysteine cause Erectile dysfunction?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction could be caused by Acetylcysteine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Cozaar, and have Restless legs syndrome.

We study 4,187 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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On Apr, 11, 2014: 4,187 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetylcysteine. Among them, 6 people (0.14%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.00% of all the 128,407 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Acetylcysteine reports

Time on Acetylcysteine when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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

Erectile dysfunction0.00%100.00%

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

Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%60.00%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Acetylcysteine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Anaemia (3 people, 50.00%)
  3. Dermatitis herpetiformis (3 people, 50.00%)
  4. Hiatus hernia (3 people, 50.00%)
  5. Gastrointestinal motility disorder (3 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cozaar (4 people, 66.67%)
  2. Celebrex (4 people, 66.67%)
  3. Vitamin b-12 (3 people, 50.00%)
  4. Vitamin d (3 people, 50.00%)
  5. Requip (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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