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Can I still use sildenafil when I am using nifedipine?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Yes

Nifedipine is used to lower blood pressure (among other uses).
It is not considered a nitrate like Nitroglycerin which is used for chest pain (angina). Use of nitrates means you shouldn't use sildenafil & its pde5 competitors because combination can lower your blood pressure dramatically & kill you. Be careful of otc natural organic options to viagra as they are often contaminated w/viagra.

In brief: Yes

Nifedipine is used to lower blood pressure (among other uses).
It is not considered a nitrate like Nitroglycerin which is used for chest pain (angina). Use of nitrates means you shouldn't use sildenafil & its pde5 competitors because combination can lower your blood pressure dramatically & kill you. Be careful of otc natural organic options to viagra as they are often contaminated w/viagra.
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