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Does viagra (sildenafil) and nitrates lowering blood pressure cause heart attack and stroke? How?

Yes it can. It has been reported that viagra (sildenafil) has caused heart attack in many younger men more so who were taking nitrites as well this was reported to fda in 2000due to post marketing adverse event report. In analysis of 1473 major adverse event reported 522 people died, most from cardiovascular causes, two third deaths happened 4to5hors after taking viagra (sildenafil).Majority of patients were less than 65 years age. Read more...

If someone is on viagra (sildenafil) they cannot take nitroglycerin. So what would be given in an ambulance to a heart attack patient who regularly takes viagra (sildenafil)?

No easy answer. Based on BP and how frequent the patient is monitored and how active the chest pain. The key is drop in BP and that may cause more harm, Also viagra (sildenafil) has a short half-life, so if the patient took if many hours prior, and has a stable BP, NTG is an option, and then there is a hypertensive patient, NTG may be beneficial to get the BP down and decrease workload. Read more...

I was reading on internet that viagara is the house of heart attack in few ppls I don't have any heart problem can I take half pill of 25 mg to start?

Here are some... Known to us and common sense, nothing is free and no drug is free of adverse side effects on certain people, which are unpredictable by any medical professionals; so, always use a drug with care and responsibility. The only surest way to avoid adverse effect from a drug is not use it. But most initial question is why you need to use a Viagra (sildenafil) or just to push your reasonable sex ability beyond limit. Read more...

In what way can viagra (sildenafil) lead to heart attacks?

Lower blood pressure. Sildenafil dilates blood vessels in the body and can lead to lower blood pressure, particularly in combination with other vasodilating drugs. If the blood pressure drops too low, and if there are blockages in the coronary arteries, it is possible that a heart attack could ensue. Read more...

A friend of mine is 42 year old heart patient who also suffers from impotency. Is there any medicine except viagra (sildenafil)?

Viagra (sildenafil) Viagra (sildenafil) is only contraindicated in heart patients who take nitroglycerin. Many men with impotency are heart and vascular disease patients and have good success with pde5 type drugs. The next step would be penile injection therapy or a vacuum erection device if viagra-like drugs can't be tolerated or are not helpful. Read more...