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Doctor insights on: Appetite Meds Phentermine Cause Erectile Dysfunction

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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Attain An Erection (Definition)

Inability to attain en erection denotes a lack of physiological energy and ability to timely fill penile corporeal tissue with blood for its high-pressure circulation. To discovery when and how to treat such, go to http://formefirst.com/ED-Rx-options.html & other articles in the category of Sex life, ED. Besides, the info in Basics of Self-Care could be ...Read more


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What pressure meds wont cause erectile dysfunction?

What pressure meds wont cause erectile dysfunction?

See answer: The thiazide diuretics and beta-blocker BP meds have been most associated with erectile dysfiunction (ed). The classes of BP meds which are generally felt to not cause ed are ace inhibitors, alpha-blockers, calcium channel blockers, and arbs (angiotensin ii receptor blockers). High BP itself is a risk factor for ed. If u feel your BP med is contributing to ed, talk with your md about other options. ...Read more

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I have erectile dysfunction caused by hardened arteries. Is it possible to reverse this? Do my meds prevent recover

I have erectile dysfunction caused by hardened arteries. Is it possible to reverse this? Do my meds prevent recover

Possibly: Control of blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol with diet, medication, and exercise might help to prevent progression of vascular disease throughout the body, including the arteries to the pelvis and penis. Similarly, stopping smoking could help. Besides preventing progression, there may me reversal. Medication of the pde5 inhibitor class (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis) might help improve ..... ...Read more

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What are the specfic high blood pressure meds that may cause erectile dysfunction?

What are the specfic high blood pressure meds that may cause erectile dysfunction?

Many: Too many to list. Check w/your doctor or check out the website for your BP med or epocrates.Com or some other resource. ...Read more

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Why come some high blood pressure meds may cause a man to have erectile dysfunction?

Why come some high blood pressure meds may cause a man to have erectile dysfunction?

LONG LIST: Foellowing are known to cause ed nifedipine, spirinolactone, ramipril.Hydralazine, verapamil, captopril, clonidin.Hydrochlorthiazide, labetalol, pindolol, propanolol amlodipin rarely may cause ed, only2% of men taking amlodipin get ed. ...Read more

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How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought the meds helped blood flow?

How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought  the meds helped blood flow?

Lowers pressure: Blood pressure medications lower blood pressure. Erection is achieved when fluid moved from the blood vessels into the spongy tissue of the penis. When the pressure is lowered, not as much fluid can move into the tissue and achieving an erection becomes more difficult. ...Read more

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Does severe alcoholism and pain pills drug abuse cause erectile dysfunction ?

Does severe alcoholism and pain pills drug abuse cause erectile dysfunction ?

Of course they do: To have good erections as the years go by, one must maintain great physical and mental health. I repeat, one must keep in great shape mentally and physically. After getting rid of the alcohol, drugs, and any significant psychological stressors, one can work with his primary care doctor to see what else can be done. Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) and Viagra are available, but first get into good health. ...Read more

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Out of clonidine, hydralozine, amalodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan. Which is the high blood pressure drug would most likely cause erectile dysfunction?

Out of clonidine, hydralozine, amalodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan. Which is the high blood pressure drug would most likely cause erectile dysfunction?

Of the drugs listed: clonidine is the only one commonly associated with ED unless diuretics are involved. However, other factors may play a role: uncontrolled BP, elevated lipid levels (cholesterol, LDL, triglycerides), emotional factors, insulin resistance/diabetes. The dose of drug is important factor: higher doses may cause problems whereas lower doses do not. Some supplements may also be involved. ...Read more

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What are diseases that cause erectile dysfunction in young men?

What are diseases that cause erectile dysfunction in young men?

Erectile dysfunction: Diabetes & sickle cell anemia are two conditions that come to mind when considering erectile dysfunction in young men. Smoking is still high on list along w/use of illicit agents. Stress from performance anxiety is more likely to cause ED than is work, money & family, unless latter doesn't like your choice of partner(s). ...Read more

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Does diabetic medicine cause erectile dysfunction?

Does diabetic medicine cause erectile dysfunction?

Erections: Yes, men with diabetes may develop low testosterone levels, particularly in men who are overweight.. Have your doctor examine you and then order labs related to testosterone levels. If your testosterone level is normal you should be referred to a Urologist to further evaluate your erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can roaccutane cause erectile dysfunction and is it permanent?

Can roaccutane cause erectile dysfunction and is it permanent?

T he answer is NO: This compound-a super vit. A- to my knowledge has no effect on erection. This is a treatment for acne while any medication can result in a side effect, ii wonder what prompts the person to pose this question?If if ed has resulted, discontiuation should improve the condition in due time. ...Read more

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Can Xanax cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

Can Xanax cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

Probably not: There is known risk for erectile dysfunction with Xanax use that I am aware of, however it should only be used rarely for break through anxiety to avoid adverse side effects. ...Read more

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Can sciatic problems cause erectile dysfunction?

Can sciatic problems cause erectile dysfunction?

No ED : Sciatica itself doesn't cause ed but compression or damage to the nerves that exit the lower spinal cord can cause ed in some men. ...Read more

Dr. Gail Altschuler
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Phentermine (Definition)

Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...Read more