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A 53-year-old male asked:

Safe for a triple bypassed person like me to take viagra (sildenafil)? i had this problem since late 20s. it was checked by psychologist 18 years ago not physical but can't concentrate. nothing done no partner.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Cardiology eval: If you have had a cardiac bypass, you will need to be evaluated by your cardiologist to determine if it is safe for you to engage in sexual activity & ifyou can tolerate viagra (sildenafil). Unfortunately psychologists don't have the skill set to evaluate this.
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Check cardiologist: Can't take if using nitro glycerine &/or antihypertensuves.
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