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Impotence

Also known as Can't get an erection

Erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence is sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual performance.

Source: Wikipedia

What causes it?

The most common causes of impotence are erectile dysfunction, benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph), and high blood pressure. Other possible causes, such as bladder obstruction, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with impotence often receive hematologic tests, urinalysis, prostate specific antigen measurement, rectal examination, lipid panel, ultrasonography, hemoglobin a1c measurement and other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation) .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with impotence include sildenafil (viagra), tadalafil (cialis), vardenafil (levitra), testosterone, alprostadil (muse), estradiol / testosterone, alfuzosin (uroxatral), amlodipine / atorvastatin, amlodipine / olmesartan, chlorthalidone, cholecalciferol, miglitol (glyset) and chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine / phenylpropanolamine / pyrilamine .

Sildenafil (Viagra)
$538
(28 days)
Tadalafil (Cialis)
$295
(28 days)
Vardenafil (Levitra)
$94
(28 days)
Testosterone
$185
(28 days)
Alprostadil (Muse)
$205
(21 days)
Alfuzosin (Uroxatral)
$98
(28 days)
Chlorthalidone
$5
(28 days)
Cholecalciferol
$3
(21 days)
Miglitol (Glyset)
$84
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for impotence include sex == male, age 60-74 years and age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, sex == female, and age < 1 years almost never get impotence.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.2x
30-44 years
0.9x
45-59 years
1.9x
60-74 years
2.5x
75+ years
0.5x

Sex

Male
2.4x
Female
0.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
0.9x
White
1.0x
Other
0.8x
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