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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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

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

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. ...Read more

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Can a person wityh kidney disease take Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Can a person wityh kidney disease take Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Possibly: Viagra (sildenafil) requires dose adjustment with hepatic disease, but basically ok if not on nitrates. Cialis has drun interactions, beyond nitrates and that includes Alpha blockers. Kidney disease per se is not the problem as much as medications you may be taking to control hypertension or other aspects of your renal disease. ...Read more

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Can a person on dialysis take cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Can a person on dialysis take  cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Meds: Those medications are not contraindicated on dialysis, but you would need to talk to your renal doctor about the dose. ...Read more

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I am a 42 year old male with A-Fib my whole life. no meds. Can I take Cialis or Viagra (sildenafil)? if so is one safer than the other? Than kyou.

I am a 42 year old male with A-Fib my whole life. no meds. Can I take Cialis or Viagra (sildenafil)? if so is one safer than the other? Than kyou.

Erectile Dysfunction: you could take either one of these medications as long as you are not taking nitrates. The safety profile is essentially the same. ...Read more

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Can i take viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis with concor 5mg?

Can i take viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis with concor 5mg?

CONCOR: Concor is a beta blocker and is not alone, contraindicated with viagra (sildenafil) or other similar medications, nitroglycerine in any form is contraindicated along with a certain class prostate medications. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ED medications like viagra, (sildenafil) Cialis in daily doses?

Cialis: Is the only one approved for daily use. The doses are smaller than the one-time doses. Check w/your physician. ...Read more

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What if i take viagra (sildenafil) how long do I have to wait before i can take cialis?

What if i take viagra (sildenafil) how long do I have to wait before i can take cialis?

Depends: It really depends on the etiology of the hair loss. You may need to get additional studies including bloodwork. The treatments vary based on the cause of the hair loss. ...Read more

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How long does Cialis take to come into effect and would it be better suited for me to take it then Viagra (sildenafil)?

Both about 1-2 hrs: Viagra, Cialis, Levitra (vardenafil) etc all reach best levels in 1-2 hours . They break down at different speeds. However I am interested as to why you need either at age 20? ...Read more

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Cialis (Definition)

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