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Causes of Impotence

Next, let's find out more about medical conditions that might be causing your difficulty with erections.

Impotence is a common side effect of many different prescription and non-prescription drugs, but some tend to cause impotence more often than others, including those used to treat

  • high blood pressure

  • heart conditions

  • depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric conditions

  • prostate cancer

  • enlargement of the prostate gland

  • chronic pain

  • seizures

  • excess stomach acid.

Are you taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, particularly for one of the conditions listed above?

Yes, I am taking one or more medications.

No, I am not taking any medications.

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