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Can viagra have problem with people having epilepsy?

Can viagra have problem with people having epilepsy?

Unlikely: The most common neurologic side effects of viagra are headache and dizziness. Initial studies in non-epileptic men did not report seizures. Subsequent case reports describe seizure as a rare, possibly unrelated, side effect. Many common seizure meds are processed in the liver, just like viagra, and this could push drug levels up or down; consult with md or pharmacy for possible interactions. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Reeves
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Epilepsy (Definition)

Epilepsy is also known as Seizure disorder. Seizures are sudden involuntary abnormal electrical events in the brain as a result of genetic predisposition or acquired disease processes when they recur epilepsy is the term ...Read more


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I am having problems keeping an erection when having sex will viagra help me.I take carbamazipine for epilepsy is it safe to take both.

I am having problems keeping an erection when having sex will viagra help me.I take carbamazipine for epilepsy is it safe to take both.

Yes: Erectile dysfunction (ed), the inability to achieve and maintain adequate erection for penetration and sexual activity very common after age 40 when age and other ed risk factors become more common (vascular disease, htn, dm, tobacco use, obesity, meds) along with psychological factors. The ed drugs (viagra, levitra, cialis) all reasonable first line rx options not interfered by carbamazipine. ...Read more

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Can my partner take Viagra but he has epilepsy and I am a woman can I take it I have under active thoiroid condition ?

Can my partner take Viagra but he has epilepsy and I am a woman can I take it I have under active thoiroid condition ?

Not FDA approved : Viagra is not FDA approved for use in women. However, I have heard of some women taking it. I recommend you discuss this with your doctor. Your male partner needs to discuss it's use with his doctor. ...Read more

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Can lightning cause problems for people with photosensitive epilepsy? Can lightning and thunderstorms trigger seizures in photosensitive epilepsy?

Can lightning cause problems for people with photosensitive epilepsy? Can lightning and thunderstorms trigger seizures in photosensitive epilepsy?

No: Photosensitive epilepsy is triggered by the flickering of light at a given frequency and given intensity that triggers discharges from the vision centers of the brain. Lightning is a streak of intense light with dramatic discharge of ions and sound pressure associated with dramatic changes in atmospheric pressure. It can be dramatic as a stimulus, especially if it strikes near to the person. ...Read more

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Do people with epilepsy often have problems in pregnancy?

Usually not. : Many women with epilepsy have normal pregnancies. They need to be aware that epilepsy medicines need to be monitored since levels may change due to changes in fluid balance, kidney and liver function. Some epilepsy medicines can cause fetal malformations but it is usually safer to continue than to risk seizures during pregnancy. Take extra Folic Acid since this can be reduced by medications. ...Read more

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I have kidny problem can I used viagra?

I have kidny problem can I used viagra?

Viagra: What kind of problem do you have with your kidney? Most diseases and conditions of the kidney do not prevent someone from taking Viagra. The most important medicine is nitroglycerin. You cannot take Viagra if you take nitroglycerin. I would still consult with your doctor regarding the kidney problem. Most likely you are safe to take it. ...Read more

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Does ED get worse as a man gets older? My husband is 45 an I learned he has been taking viagra. I thought his ED problems was my fault

Does ED get worse as a man gets older?  My husband is 45 an I learned he has been taking viagra. I thought his ED problems  was my fault

Generally Yes: As men age, ed becomes worse. Though 45 is pretty young for it. He should be seen by his physician for a physical and labwork to see if there is a reversible cause, such as low testosterone or thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Viagra problem. What should I do?

Viagra problem. What should I do?

What sort of problem: R u having? If prolonged erections, see doc/er immediately. If changes in vision, see prescribing doc. Other problems? See doc who prescribed med to discuss type of problem, how long it's been going on, area affected, etc. Be sure you're not taking any nitrates or Alpha blockers as combo can cause significant drop in blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can viagra cause ejaculation problem?

Can viagra cause ejaculation problem?

Should not: Your orgasm and ejaculation should be unchanged by viagra. However, there is a psychological aspect to intercourse that may he changed for you when taking viagra, such as pressure to perform. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Viagra (Definition)

Treats erectile dysfunction (trouble having an erection). Helps a man have an erection or have a better erection with his penis during sex. Also treats pulmonary arterial hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs) in ...Read more


Dr. William Singer
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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more