Drugs to Treat erectile dysfunction

A logical approach to treating erectile dysfunction

Thanks to an aging population and a lot of direct-to-consumer advertising, many American men of a certain age know to ask about the “little blue pill” or similar medications if they develop erectile difficulties. But is an erectile dysfunction (ED) drug like sildenafil (Viagra) or its competitors always the best place to start? That’s an open question, especially among men with low levels of testosterone.

Testosterone first?

Before Viagra appeared on the scene in 1998 and transformed the treatment of erectile dysfunction, testosterone was an important medical therapy for it. Testosterone is central in the male sexual response, including the desire for sex and the mechanics of triggering an erection.

To be sure, getting more of this hormone isn’t a universal solution for ED. Some men with erectile problems have perfectly normal amounts of testosterone. Many doctors won’t consider prescribing testosterone unless certain other symptoms are also present, such as decreased desire for sex (libido) and fatigue. And boosting testosterone doesn’t always improve erections. But it is an option on the table for men with low testosterone.

“It’s well established that testosterone by itself, for men with sexual dysfunction that includes erectile dysfunction, can improve erections in the majority of men who take it, ” says Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, an associate clinical professor of urology at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Dr. Morgentaler is also the founder and director of Men’s Health Boston, which treats many men with low testosterone. At the clinic, “our first choice for men who have low testosterone and erection problems is to give them testosterone and not sildenafil, ” says Dr. Morgentaler, the author of Testosterone for Life. “Improved doesn’t always mean adequate, though, so, it is not unusual to add sildenafil or a similar medication if a man still is not satisfied with quality of his erection with testosterone therapy alone.”

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Limbaugh's doctor had prescribed the Viagra, but it was "labeled as being issued to the physician rather than Mr. Limbaugh for privacy purposes," Roy Black, Limbaugh's attorney, said in a statement.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection examined the 55-year-old radio commentator's luggage after his private plane landed at the airport, Miller said.
Investigators confiscated the drugs, which treat erectile dysfunction. Limbaugh was released without being charged.

Daer levitra vs Viagra

by NPChuck_SFDPH

Good question. Its a new drug to treat erectile dysfunction, though, its often used just to promote longer periods of erection in men with normal erectile function.
It's being heavily marketed just now as you likely are aware. In general its supposed to have less of the the potential cardiovascular side effects of Viagra.
Unfortunately that's the breadth of my knowledge on the drug at this point. But your question will spurr me to investigate a comparison of the two drugs for those with the same question in the future.
I'd advise you to do just as you've already planned: see your health care provider before making a switch from a drug that has been performing well (no pum intended!) for you in the past to one that's the unknown new kid on the block.

No doubt

by TheBreeze

Brent Lawson
The Hamilton Spectator
(Jul 4, 2008)
New research from fruit scientists is raising a few eyebrows, among other things. Turns out watermelon is Mother Nature's version of the little blue pill.
The juicy fruit has similar properties to Viagra and its kissing cousins, the wildly popular drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction.
In the aphrodisiac sweepstakes, women have chocolate; men now have watermelon.
"I love watermelon. Maybe that makes some sense ... I've always lamented that we didn't grow more," said Sarah Megens, project manager for Hamilton Eat Local

Limbaugh Detained At Airport For Drugs

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Now we know that he's all mouth, and not able to get anything up except his lying tongue.
(CBS4 News) WEST PALM BEACH Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh was detained at Palm Beach International Airport for the possible possession of illegal prescription drugs Monday evening.
Limbaugh was returning on a flight from the Dominican Republic when customs officials found a Viagra prescription that did not bear his name. Instead, the bottle of pills had the names of two doctors on it according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents examined the 55-year-old’s luggage after his private plane landed at the airport from the Dominican Republic

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