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Treatment of Impotence

Some men cannot take PDE5 drugs because of underlying medical problems, or because of possible severe drug reactions.

Common reasons that men cannot use PDE5 drugs include

  • severe heart disease

  • regular use of heart medications such as nitroglycerin or isosorbide

  • severe high blood pressure that is either not controlled or that requires several medications to keep under control.

  • regular use of an alpha blocker medication such as tamsulosin (Flomax), doxazosin (Cardura), terazosin (Hytrin), prazosin (Minipress), or alfuzosin (Uroxatral).

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