Does viagra (sildenafil) help high bloodpressure?

No. Viagra (sildenafil) and medications like it can lower your blood pressure but it is not indicated for this problem. It helps dilated the blood vessels in the penis but there may crossover to the systemic circulation and thereby may lower your blood pressure at times but is usually not significant enough to cause problems.

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If viagra (sildenafil) increase blood flow how do not help high bloodpressure?

Not indicated. Uhm, let me see if i can explain it to you in easy terms... Ok ok i got one!- crack would help you if you are too sleepy but it is not indicated for the treatment of slerpiness right? Just an example. Read more...

My husband is being treated for high blood pressure and diabetes and is having trouble with erections. Viagra (sildenafil) doesn't work. Is there anything we can do to get this situation corrected?

Hello. . Hello. Understanding the reason for the erectile dysfunction can help to determine a tactic. If you husband has not had a urologic evaluation this would be helpful. Many things can decrease libido and sometimes even function such as low testosterone or other hormone imbalance. Second, are his medical problems the culprit ? Third - are any of his medications causing the dysfunction? He should be able to talk to your pharmacist to get a check of his medications. Read more...
ED. There are 2 other medications that can be tried although probably will not work either. There are penile injections called Caverject (alprostadil) or trimix or intraurethral suppositories called muse. There is a vacuum device that can be used over the penis and finally a penile prosthesis. All these are available by consulting a urologist. Read more...