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I take hydralozine, clonidine, amlodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan for HBP and thyroxine. Could any of these medications cause erectile dysfunction?

I take hydralozine, clonidine, amlodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan for HBP and thyroxine. Could any of these medications cause erectile dysfunction?

BP meds can do this: Impotence are listed potential side effects of hydralazine, amlodipine and losartan. Potentially, any of the antihypertensive medicines can do this. It is uncommon to require 5 different medicines to control hypertension. Ask your doctor to reassess your treatment ...Read more

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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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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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I'm 32yr m, taking diltiazem sr 90mg 1 daily for bp, earlier I took losartan 50mg 1 daily, now I suffer fr impotence (ed), kindly prescribe me a alter?

I'm 32yr m, taking diltiazem sr 90mg 1 daily for bp, earlier I took losartan 50mg 1 daily, now I suffer fr impotence (ed), kindly prescribe me a alter?

ED: A lot of BP medications have ed as a side effect but most of the time the reason for ed is the damage and spasm of the small vessels in your body, including the penis that lead to hypertension as cause of the ed. ...Read more

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What are a few lesser-known causes of erectile dysfunction?

What are a few lesser-known causes of erectile dysfunction?

Many. . .: Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/erectile-dysfunction/basics/causes/con-20034244 for list of some causes of erectile dysfunction. Go see your family doc for complete evaluation before considering therapeutic options. ...Read more

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What kind of testical pain can cause erectile dysfunction?

All kinds: Testis pain can be a libido killer. You need to get the pain evaluated and treated and see if your erections improve. ...Read more

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Can a hernia cause erectile dysfunction?

Can a hernia cause erectile dysfunction?

Generally not, but..: Have your doctor check you out to make sure. ...Read more

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Can cancer causes erectile dysfunction?

Treatment is cause: It's not typically the cancer itself that causes erectile dysfunction, but the treatment for the cancer that can cause it. The treatments for the following cancers have a higher likelihood of causing ed: bladder cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and prostate cancer. Surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy for cancer are the frequent causes for cancer related ed. ...Read more

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Can busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Can busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Chemotherapeutic agents (most of them, at least) can cause fatigue, lethargy, and sometimes even depression, all of which can interfere with sexual arousal. A cancer diagnosis, and its treatment, is itself immensely stressful, which can diminish libido. There are many possible reasons why someone taking buslfan would experience ed, and should discuss treatment options with his physician. ...Read more

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Does aprovel cause erectile dysfunction?

Probably Not: Erectile dysfunction is not a reported side effect of this class of antihypertensives. There may be other causes of erectile dysfunction that can be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Does enalapril causes erectile dysfunction?

Does enalapril causes erectile dysfunction?

Possible: Enalapril is an ace inhibitor and they can cause erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Why does busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Why does busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Fatigue: Chemotherapeutic agents (most of them, at least) can cause fatigue, lethargy, and sometimes even depression, all of which can interfere with sexual arousal. A cancer diagnosis, and its treatment, is itself immensely stressful, which can diminish libido. There are many possible reasons why someone taking buslfan would experience ed, and should discuss treatment options with his physician. ...Read more

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On busulfan can it cause erectile dysfunction?

On busulfan can it cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Chemotherapeutic agents (most of them, at least) can cause fatigue, lethargy, and sometimes even depression, all of which can interfere with sexual arousal. A cancer diagnosis, and its treatment, is itself immensely stressful, which can diminish libido. There are many possible reasons why someone taking buslfan would experience ed, and should discuss treatment options with his physician. ...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

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Can a harrington rod? Cause erectile dysfunction?

Can a harrington rod? Cause erectile dysfunction?

No: Spinal deformity and spinal cord compression can cause erectile dysfunction but the rod, unless misplaced, should not cause erectile dysfuction. ...Read more

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Can too much masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?

Can too much masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?

No, but...: If a teen becomes accustomed to a very firm grip, it may be more difficult to respond to the more subtle experiences later with a partner. Understanding and practice should overcome this with time. ...Read more

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Could saw-palmetto cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

Could saw-palmetto cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

Equivocal: Some trials of saw palmetto vs other agents in prostate enlargement did show lowered libido and ejaculatory problems (not erectile dysfunction) with saw palmetto. Http://tinyurl. Com/kgv9tdc however, patients in these studies also had prostate problems, which makes it harder to attribute cause for these issues. Many were lost to follow up, so we don't know if the difficulties continued. ...Read more

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Does lymphoma and Leukemia causes erectile dysfunction?

Does lymphoma and Leukemia causes erectile dysfunction?

Yep: Yes, they can. Could be the medications you are taking, overall fatigue/exhaustion from those meds or your diet or your changed lifestyle, or a psychological reaction, from all those cells clogging up the works or, most likely, a combination of these things. If this develops, you need to discuss this all with your doctor. And if the opposite occurs (which it can) after about 4 hours high tail it to an ER ...Read more

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Is it true that Clopixol Injection cause erectile dysfunction?

Is it true that Clopixol Injection cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes, but very rare..: Yes, Clopixol may induce ED at a rate of 0.1-1 %, that is, very rare. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can saw-palmetto cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

Help plz! Can saw-palmetto cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

No: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/saw-palmetto-side-effects. Html. However, if you're taking saw palmetto to deal with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH), be aware that BPH can cause erectile dysfunction. Interestingly, Cialis is approved to treat both ED and LUTS caused by BPH. Go see your family doc for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction that is caused by masturbation reversible?

Not valid question: As far as we know, masturbation does not cause erectile dysfunction. If one were to experiment sexually and injure the phallus, then the traumatic event can result in vascular/nerve injury that can lead to erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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If a person has thick blood, does this cause erectile dysfunction?

ED: If by "thick blood" you mean blood that clots easily (as opposed to "thin" blood which resists clotting) then the short answer is no. ...Read more

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How can coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg twice a day casue erectile dysfunction?

Beta blockers: Coreg, (carvedilol) a beta blocker, carries the side effect of erectile dysfunction. Talk to your doctor about alternatives if possible. ...Read more

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How can taking coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg 2 a day cause erectile dysfunction?

Generally not: Usually not, but in a specific person it is impossible to say for certainty. Try going off the medication for a period of time (with your doctor's approval of course) and see if thing improve. ...Read more

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Will too much masturbation cause erectile dysfunction or other complications?

Will too much masturbation cause erectile dysfunction or other complications?

No, not at all: There is a wide range of normal libido, or sexual interest. As long as sexual activity does not interfere with other important aspects of your life, then how often you masturbate or have sex is up to you, and is not linked to health risks. ...Read more

Losartan (Definition)

A blood pressure reducing medicine from the class of drugs called arbs. Acts on an enzyme in the kidney and lung to reduce the blood pressure. Can have some protective effects on the kidneys in high blood pressure and diabetes. Not recommended for patients ...Read more


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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