Review: could Niacin cause Erectile dysfunction?
We study 5,759 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 75 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,303 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 129,463 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 5,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 76 people (1.32%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.06% of all the 129,333 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Time on Niacin when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||40.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Niacin * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Niacin * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.64%||13.11%||14.75%||70.49% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Niacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (25 people, 32.89%)
- Bone density abnormal (15 people, 19.74%)
- Prostate cancer (15 people, 19.74%)
- Pain (14 people, 18.42%)
- Erectile dysfunction (12 people, 15.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (37 people, 48.68%)
- Vitamin e (26 people, 34.21%)
- Seroquel (24 people, 31.58%)
- Ibuprofen (22 people, 28.95%)
- Lipitor (22 people, 28.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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TaiChiChuan on Aug, 16, 2014:
I am so blessed to have been intuitive insight.
I was feeling fine. No intestinal problems, no erections problems, achy muscles that never ached, my asthma and allergy symptoms tripled!.ies went through the roof. I thought it was the increase in my regular medication that I've been taking for years.
But the attention getter was when I was about to have sex and I couldn't get hard for a million bucks!!! LOL I told my wife that I was taking GC to help lose my persistent belly fat and that I'm going to trash them and get on the Internet and expose this dangerous supplement. I'm so glad that my intuition kicked in or else this would have permanent. I had only taken the GC for less than a week and I hope with a week or two of juice and water fasting that I can get this substance out of my blood system.
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