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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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Is atacand (candesartan) a calcium channel blocker?

Is atacand (candesartan) a calcium channel blocker?

No : Atacand (candesartan) is an angiotensin receptor blocker. Calcium channel blockers are drugs like amlodipine, Diltiazem or verapamil. ...Read more

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How are calcium channel blockers and beta blockers different?

Blockers: The cell membranes have receptor sites(like plug outlets)for various drugs. The calcium blockers block the calcium channel plugs and the beta blockers block the beta receptor plugs. Each drug type has different effects but both lower blood pressure and have other effects. ...Read more

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Are beta blockers & calcium channel blockers truly contradicted in Wolff-Parkinson-White patients?

Are beta blockers & calcium channel blockers truly contradicted in Wolff-Parkinson-White patients?

Yes: In patients with wolff-parkinson-white especially those who have a history of atrial fibrillation or flutter, beta blockers and calcium channel blockers, which are av nodal blocking agents especially Diltiazem and verapamil, should be avoided. ...Read more

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How do beta blockers cause erectile dysfunction?

How do beta blockers cause erectile dysfunction?

Beta blockers: They don't do this in everybody, in fact its fairly uncommon. The people who get beta blockers often have vascular disease which itself can cause ed. Some have psychologic problems which can add to it. The blood pressure and receptor activity could also contribute. ...Read more

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Can sodium channel blockers treat vasoconstriction and ED?

Can sodium channel blockers treat vasoconstriction and ED?

NO: Are you referring to calcium channel blocker? The drugs you are talking about such as viagra (sildenafil) are Phosphodiesterase inhibitors. They will treat ed but I am not sure what you mean by vasoconstriction . The PDI's will prevent the release of blood from the organ prematurely and there by treat the ED. See your doc for further info. ...Read more

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What are some calcium channel blockers?

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What are some calcium channel blockers?

Too many: There are too numerous to mention...Would suggest a simple google search. ...Read more

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Can we give nimodipine with other calcium channel blocker?

Not recommended: It is not usual practice to be on duplicate medications within the same class. ...Read more

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What's the difference between calcium channel blockers and beta blockers?

Name says it all: Calcium channel blockers block the channel that allows vascular tone to increase and lowers blood pressure. The beta blockers work on beta recetors on the vessels to lower pressure . The heart has both beta receptors and calcium channels. Therefore betablockers and some calcium channel blockers can slow the heart rate as well. ...Read more

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Dose allopurinol cause impotence or erectile dysfunction?

Possibly: Never seen this. But, when it comes to side effects or adverse effects with a medication, never say it can't. ...Read more

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Can sodium channel blockers treat tinnitus or hyperacusis?

Can sodium channel blockers treat tinnitus or hyperacusis?

Tinnitus treatment: The American Academy of Otolaryngology has recently published evaluation and treatment guidelines for tinnitus. You can look this up on the website, but there is no recommended medication or supplements for this. There are numerous other treatment recommendations. Many people benefit from behavioral/biofeedback training for tinnitus and hyperacusis. ...Read more

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Why can calcium channel blockers cause itching?

Why can calcium channel blockers cause itching?

Itching weth CCBs: You can get allergic reaction with rash and itching with any medicine.So some people who are allergic to ccbs, can get rash and itching as they are allrgic to the medicine. ...Read more

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Is Aleve (naproxen) a calcium channel blocker?

Is Aleve (naproxen) a calcium channel blocker?

No: Aleve or "naproxen" is whats known as a cox inhibitor - it is generally used to treat pain secondary to inflammation. Calcium channel blockers are used to treat high blood pressure and fast heart rats - Diltiazem is a common one ...Read more

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Inability To Sustain An Erection (Definition)

Impotence or Erectile dysfunction describes inability to initiate or maintain a satisfactory ...Read more


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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any time a male cannot get or keep an erection long ...Read more