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I am on prescription high pressure drugs: daily 10 mg of novasc

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I am on prescription high pressure drugs: daily 10 mg of novasc (amlodipine) and 10 mg of zestril plus a tablet of aspirin but find that my sex drive with my wife has become very low while I tend to have erection readily when I hug some other ladies. what should I do to improve my libido with respect to sex with my wife?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this excellent question

I'm sorry about this.

Are you attracted to your wife still? Is your sex drive good overall?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


I think she attracts me faily well enough. I would also add that I do not usually sleep well so I take 1.5 mg of lexotan when I can't readily sleep

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Thank you sir.

If anything is causing this (medication wise), it is the lexotan.

Your blood pressure meds don't typically cause this

I would also look into getting your testosterone checked. It could be low.

Otherwise, I would ask your doctor for viagra or cialis. This will help with stimulation of the penis and maintaining erections

I hope this helps.

If you have more questions, just reply. :)
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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