What is it about?
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of sildenafil citrate for treating erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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Why is it important?
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first recognized after the devastating effects that war experiences had on soldiers serving in Vietnam. Of Vietnam veterans, ≈ 30% developed PTSD during, or at some point after, the Vietnam War. PTSD is listed as an anxiety disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-IV.
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This page is a summary of: Safety and efficacy of sildenafil citrate in treating erectile dysfunction in patients with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder: A double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled study, European Psychiatry, April 2017, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.01.515.
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