What is it about?

To determine the efficacy and safety of oral sildenafil citrate in the treatment of erectile dysfunction (impotence) in diabetic men.

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Why is it important?

Impotence occurs at an earlier age in men with diabetes than in men in the general population, and its frequency has been reported to be higher in people with diabetes compared with those without diabetes


Oral sildenafil represents a moderately effective treatment of organic impotence in diabetic men. However, therapy with this drug may causes serious cardiovascular side effects in these patients.

Dr Mohammad Reza Safarinejad
University of Medical Sceices

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This page is a summary of: Oral sildenafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in diabetic men, Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, July 2004, Elsevier,
DOI: 10.1016/s1056-8727(03)00056-4.
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