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I am 61 and after 14 years in a long term relationship. I have

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I am 61 and after 14 years in a long term relationship. I have had ED on and off all my adult life. I now find i can't get an erection unless i use Viagra, Are there any reasons not to take Viagra long term. I would like to be able to function normally, where do i start.... Martin
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

welcome

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Do you have high blood pressure or heart disease or any other medical problems?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you on any other medications for anything?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Please let me know.

Customer:

No to your questions

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Ok good

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Then you can take viagra.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Should not be any problems.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

If you are taking medications for high blood pressure or heart disease or suffering from heart disease then you should consult your doctor prior to taking this.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you with me?

Customer:

Yes, i am not taking any medication. Is there any medication i can take to allow me to had an erection normally?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

The medications currently available in the market all belong to the viagra class, I mean medications similar to viagra with different duration of action and potency.

Customer:

Ok, i have tried variations with varying results. So thank you. Maybe i should consult my GP...

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Examples include viagra, cialis

Dr. Shahzad MD :

There are many others as well

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