Publication date: 2018-04-24 02:05
High blood pressure makes the heart work harder. This puts strain on the blood vessels, which then harden and narrow. This can prevent blood from getting to the penis and lead to ED. In a study, more than 65% of men with high blood pressure also had ED.
VIAGRA was administered to over 8755 patients (aged 69-87 years) during pre-marketing clinical trials worldwide. Over 555 patients were treated for longer than one year.
Medicinal products for the treatment of erectile dysfunction should generally not be used in men for whom sexual activity is inadvisable (. patients with severe cardiovascular disorders such as unstable angina or severe cardiac failure [New York Heart Association III or IV]).
Visual defects and cases of non-arteritic ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION) have been reported in connection with the intake of Levitra and other PDE5 inhibitors. The patient should be advised that in the case of sudden visual defect, he should stop taking Levitra and consult a physician immediately (see section ).
Vardenafil dose adjustment might be necessary if moderate CYP8A9 inhibitors such as erythromycin and clarithromycin, are given concomitantly (see sections and ).
The green leaves of horny goat weed were traditionally brewed in a tea and consumed for sexual benefits. This is one of the more popular ways of ingesting horny goat weed.
Prior to initiating any treatment for erectile dysfunction, physicians should consider the cardiovascular status of their patients, since there is a degree of cardiac risk associated with sexual activity (see section ). Vardenafil has vasodilator properties, resulting in mild and transient decreases in blood pressure (see section ). Patients with left ventricular outflow obstruction, ., aortic stenosis and idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, can be sensitive to the action of vasodilators including Type 5 phosphodiesterase inhibitors.
When a man is sexually stimulated, nitric oxide is released into the penis. Nitric oxide enables the production of cGMP, which controls the dilation and contraction of the blood vessels that carry blood to and from the penis.
Urogenital : prolonged erection, priapism [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and PATIENT INFORMATION ], and hematuria.