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Men who use Ozempic report sexual side effects.  Understands

Men who use Ozempic report sexual side effects. Understands

Use of Ozempic has been associated with a series of side effects, such as bad breath, hair loss, and even weight gain after stopping the medication. Now, men are claiming to be suffering from erectile dysfunction, as reported in several posts on the online Reddit forum.

“I'm a 39-year-old man, and until I started Ozempic, I had never had any problems with erectile dysfunction,” one alleged user said. “I have been using Ozempic for three months. My testosterone level dropped very quickly and I am on treatment to fix that now.

Erectile dysfunction occurs when a man is unable to get or maintain an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse

Another person wrote: “I started taking Ozempic for type 2 diabetes about six months ago, and increased my dose every four weeks until I reached 1 mg. During this period, I found it almost impossible to achieve or maintain an erection.”

The evidence is not purely anecdotal. Although studies on the relationship between ozimpic and impotence are rare, there is one Poll from February of this year It found that one in 75 men reported experiencing symptoms of impotence.

what is the reason?

Some health experts say the side effect has to do with the fact that Ozempic is a glutide. The drug may contribute to impotence due to its effects on vascular smooth muscle and blood flow, according to A Study 2021.


It is worth noting that studies have actually shown lower levels of testosterone – an important factor in libido – due to weight loss resulting from taking Ozempic.

Research has even revealed that weight loss can be so “Reduced the prevalence of low testosterone levels in overweight middle-aged men” by approximately 50%.

Despite the reports, there is still no scientifically proven information about sexual side effects.