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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 is the best erectile dysfunction drug to take?

What is the best erectile dysfunction drug to take?

Depends: It'd be nice to know the cause. Some men lack testosterone, whereas others have problems with penis vasculature or nerves that are not working properly.
Viagra, Cialis or Levitra (vardenafil) are frequently used empirically, meaning without knowing the cause for sure and all 3 of those appear to be equally effective between themselves. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter drug to take for erectile dysfunction?

What is a good over-the-counter drug to take for erectile dysfunction?

Yes: The best nonprescription treatment for ED is increase physical activity! Physical activity improves blood flow, raises testosterone, raises self-esteem--all key ingredients to better erections. Korean ginseng, l-arginine, maca are all natural substances that have been studied and may be effective in improving erections. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction due to medicine side effect. Will I recover after I quit the drug?

Erectile dysfunction due to medicine side effect. Will I recover after I quit the drug?

ED: Assuming that your erectile dysfunction was solely related to a new medication, you should recover normal function with discontinuation of the offending medication, most often, ed is multifacorial however. If ed persists after physician approved discontinuation of medication, see a urologist for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction: drug or operation treatment?

Erectile dysfunction: drug or operation treatment?

See urologist: Erectile dysfunction needs to be diagnosed by urologist, then will include possible medication trial, followed surgical options if medications fail. ...Read more

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Would use of an erectile dysfunction drug resolve this matter or would it be a temporary fix?

Would use of an erectile dysfunction drug resolve this matter or would it be a temporary fix?

It sounds like: There is a lot more going on than erectile dyfunction. The erectile dysfunction medications will provide assistance for short periods of time - they are not an over-all fix. I wonder if you are suffering from major depression or another medical problem. Please see your physician for work up. ...Read more

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What is difference between impotence and erectile dysfunction? Is ED just a term from the drug companies?

What is difference between impotence and erectile dysfunction? Is ED just a term from the drug companies?

No difference: Ed is a term coined by the pharmaceutical companies to make it more politically correct for tv ads. No difference. ...Read more

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Which drug is more effective for treating erectile dysfunction - viagra, cialis or levitra (vardenafil)?

Which drug is more effective for treating erectile dysfunction - viagra, cialis or levitra (vardenafil)?

See remark: All three drugs have same basic ingredient They all work well, each may have few whistles & bells. Cialis stays in our system about 3 days. I tell my patients it is like comparing Plymouth & Dodge...or chevy and Pontiac.
For some reason some respond to one more than others.. ...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 medication can I use to assist in erectile dysfunction?

What medication can I use to assist in erectile dysfunction?

Erectile Dysfunction: First you need to discover why this is happening before being prescribed a medication to treat the problem. Please get to a good men's health expert. ...Read more

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What is the cheapest erectile dysfunction medication?

What is the cheapest erectile dysfunction medication?

I do not think you: Will have answer for this kind of question. I would suggest you to go to your doc and evaluated and diagnosed. If your are diagnosed with erectile dysfunction. Generic form of Levitra (vardenafil) is cheapest and you can buy it by prescription from wal-mart ...Read more

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What medications are available to help with erectile dysfunction?

Multiple: The medications currently indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction include viagra, (sildenafil) levitra/staxyn, and cialis, in addition, there are a number of other medications that can be used as well, but they are not fda approved for this use. ...Read more

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What are some of the more common medications for erectile dysfunction?

ED: Pd5 inhibitors are the mainstay of therapy for ED. Sildenafil, vardenafil, and tadalafil are the only ones FDA approved in the US. Urethral suppositories of prostaglandine1 as well as injectable pge1 are available and FDA approved. Other injections of papaverine, regitine (phentolamine) and Atropine are used but not FDA approved for ED. Stay away from the so called natural alternatives; a waste of $$$$. ...Read more

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What prescription medications can treat erectile dysfunction (ED)?

PDE-5 inhibitors etc: To treat erectile dysfunction, PDE-5 inhibitors such as Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Stendra & Viagra are common oral options. However, they can't be used in men w/heart disease who are also taking nitrates as combination can drop blood pressure dramatically. Alprostadil can be either placed into urethra (Muse) or injected into penis (Caverject & Edex). There's also a cream form (Vitaros) in Canada & Europe. ...Read more

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Does erectile dysfunction happens for all hypertensive patients regardless of what medications they are taking? Is it due to the disease itself? Advice

No it doesn't: Some anti=hypertensive medications can cause erectile dysfunction, but not all of them. Advanced kidney dysfunction can also be responsible for ed. Would first discuss it with your nephrologist or physician managing your hypertension. Then see a urologist if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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Suggest medications for sexual arousal and erectile dysfunction?

There are many: Be wary of over the counter herbal medications For the most part they can be harmful or a waste of time. At your age taking into account you have no other medical problems, can be helped talking to a psychologist skilled in helping men with this problem. When having sex your need to feel secure, relaxed, have a pleasing & willing partner and don't be in a hurry. Keep your mind away from worry. ...Read more

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Do healthtap doctors prescribe erectile dysfunction medication?

Yes but will not: As it is unethical even illegal to Rx any medication with out examination. Support team will help you to get a physician for you near you. ...Read more

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Can the erectile dysfunction medications also increase your sex drive?

Can the erectile dysfunction medications also increase your sex drive?

Unfortunately no: Sex drive or libido comes from the brain & is influenced positively by testosterone & negatively by many drugs and not by erectile dysfunction medications which only help to increase blood flow to penis & thus improve quality of erections. ...Read more

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What medication can you take with fluoxetine to help erectile dysfunction?

Consider stop Fluox: Consider switching to buproprion which is a good antidepressant but has fewer side effects. In general, antidepressants don't cause erectile dysfunction but often diminish a man's libido and inhibit ejaculation/orgasm. Also, get screened for low testostoreone which can cause depression. ...Read more

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Best advice for erectile dysfunction when taking blood pressure medication?

No betablockers: Check with your physician if any BP meds are affecting the sexual issues. If you are on betablockes need to change to other BP medicines. ...Read more

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What medication can you take with fluoxetine to help with erectile dysfunction?

What medication can you take with fluoxetine to help with erectile dysfunction?

Many options!: All oral pde-5 inhibitors, like cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra, work w/fluoxetine & other anti-depressants. However, you can't take these pde-5 inhibitors w/nitrates like nitroglycerin. You can also try alprostadil, either intrauretrhal (muse) or intracavernosal (caverject & edex) as a non-oral, non-pde-5 inhibitor, just in case you take nitrates or the orals don't work. ...Read more

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What medication can you take with fluoxetine to conuteract erectile dysfunction?

Viagra-type meds: The only medications that seem to work consistently for ssri-induced sexual dysfunction are the pde-5 inhibitors (viagra, cialis, levitra). Other medication (e.g. Wellbutrin, (bupropion) ritalin, adderall, others) have been studied, but none has been shown to be consistently effective. ...Read more

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What medication can you take while on fluoxetine to help with erectile dysfunction?

Depends: Any erectile dysfunction medication can be used. It depends on any other medications you may be on, so check with your physician. ...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


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

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