Can Super Apeti cause infertility? Does super apeti delay period/menstruation? Does super apeti plus cause low sperm count, low libido and erectile dysfunction?
Because super apeti plus is an unapproved drug or syrup many persons especially ladies use for weight gain, many ladies and of course men who use it to become fat are always worrying that super apeti plus can cause infertility…For men, their is this fear that super appetite plus can cause low sperm count, low libido and erectile dysfunction. For women, they have also expressed fear (from the emails I receive) that super apeti plus can cause in infertility as relates to difficulty in getting pregnant , ceased menstruation, lack of ovulation, irregular menstrual cycle and low sexual interest…
But how true are these claims? Can super apeti (cyproheptadine) cause infertility?
The answer is a capital NO. There is no scientific study or research that has linked both female or male infertility to super apeti plus, Cypron, apetamin and other cyproheptadine containing products. Super apeti does not cause low libido, low sperm count and erectile dysfunction.
Here are some reported side effects of cyproheptadine containing super apeti plus;
According the RxList, the following are the side effects of cyproheptadine containing super apeti plus. You will notice there is no where infertility was included or reported as an adverse effect of the drug.
Common possible side effects of super apeti (cyproheptadine) include:
Abnormal facial movements (dyskinesia)
Central nervous system (CNS) depression
Disturbed coordination/loss of coordination
Dry mouth, nose, and throat
ECG changes (e.g., widened QRS)
High blood pressure (hypertension)
Lack of energy
Liver function abnormality
Loss of appetite
Low blood pressure (hypotension)
Numbness and tingling
Redness on exposed skin
Restlessness or excitability (especially in children)
Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
Sedation ranging from mild drowsiness to deep sleep (most frequent)
Sleep problems (insomnia)
Spinning sensation (vertigo)
Thickening of mucus in the nose/throat
Tightness of chest
Yellowing skin and eyes (jaundice) (rare)
Serious side effects of cyproheptadine include:
Mental/mood changes (such as restlessness, confusion, hallucinations)
Difficult or painful urinating
Fast/irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias) (e.g., extrasystole, heart block)
Infertility, impotence or irregular periods, low libido, difficulty in getting pregnant is not a reported or a common side effect of super apeti (plus)
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