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A 42-year-old male asked:

I am having problems keeping an erection when having sex will viagra (sildenafil) help me.i take carbamazipine for epilepsy is it safe to take both.

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
Yes: Erectile dysfunction (ed), the inability to achieve and maintain adequate erection for penetration and sexual activity very common after age 40 when age and other ed risk factors become more common (vascular disease, htn, dm, tobacco use, obesity, meds) along with psychological factors. The ed drugs (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis) all reasonable first line rx options not interfered by carbamazipine.

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