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Can a person with kidney problems take cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

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Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Its cleared through kidneys and liver but dosage needs adjustment, if on dialysis, sorry, can't take it!
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes ?lower dose: Subjects with kidney problems can take Cialis & viagra (sildenafil) however they should consult with their nephrologist first. Reduced kidney function may result in slower excretion of the medication so that it remains in the body longer. Best to start withviagra (sildenafil) 25mg or Cialis 5mg. Consider low dose daily Cialis rather than higher dose before planned or anticipated sex. Be aware of all side-effects first.

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NJ
A member asked:

Can people with kidney probems take Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Unless you are on any medications which can interact.
Last updated Aug 10, 2020
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