Extenze is a male enhancement supplement that claims to enhance men’s sexual functions, help with impotence problems, and increase penile size. Extenze ingredients include a variety of natural herbs that have been used to improve male sexual functions in addition to hormones to improve the production of sexual hormones in the body and boost energy.

The manufacturers and the marketers of Extenze male enhancement pills claim that their product is an all-natural and thus it is safe to use. However, and as in the case of any supplement, there are some possible Extenze side effects.

The side effects of Extenze male enhancement pills can be associated to either herbal or hormonal Extenze ingredients.

Side effects associated with herbal Ingredients

Extenze ingredients include herbs such as Yohimbe, ginseng, cayenne, gingko biloba, Tribistol and many more. These male enhancement herbs are potent stimulants and are known to cause some side effects when used alone. Yohimbe, in particular, is known to cause serious health risks and is banned in many countries.

Some reported Extenze side effects that are possibly associated with herbal Extenze ingredients include increased heart rate, migraines, nervousness and agitation, and dizziness.

Side effects associated with hormonal Ingredients

The list of ingredients that make up Extenze pills includes two hormones: Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and Pregnenolone which have been associated with some side effects.

DHEA is a hormone which occurs naturally and is made by the adrenal gland in the male human body. The function of DHEA is to make sex hormones such as androgens and estrogens. Using DHEA in male supplement may result in the production of higher levels of sex hormones than what the body actually need. Some possible DHEA side effects include the risk of ovarian, breast and other cancers.

Pregnenolone is also a naturally occurring hormone in the human body. This hormone is known to boost energy. Although, there few published studies on Pregnenolone, this hormone is suspected to cause heart palpitations, insomnia, anxiety, irritability, mood swing, anger and hair loss.


Because the possible Extenze side effects, it is highly recommended that you seek advice from your doctor before you start using Extenze male enhancement pills.