Does viagra work for pd?

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The Department of Urology at Columbia University suggests that Viagra® may be beneficial to those in the early stages of Peyronie's disease, but the adverse side effects associated with male enhancement pills such as Viagra® are serious and well-documented.

We have shown that sildenafil citrate is efficacious in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in patients with parkinsonism having Parkinson's disease or multiple system atrophy. Sildenafil enhanced erectile function, enabling intercourse, which resulted in an improved quality of sex life.

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The Department of Urology at Columbia University suggests that Viagra® may be beneficial to those in the early stages of Peyronie’s disease, but the adverse side effects associated with male enhancement pills such as Viagra® are serious and well-documented.

Zesiewicz T.A., Helal M., Hauser M.D. (2000) Sildenafil citrate (Viagra) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in men with Parkinson’s disease. Mov Disord 15 : 305–308 [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ]

Viagra works by blocking PDE-5. When PDE-5 is blocked, cGMP does not get broken down. As a result, the tissues in the penis stay relaxed and engorged with blood. Viagra is highly effective for erectile dysfunction, but it’s not a magic pill: You need to feel sexually aroused for it to work.

Recent animal model studies of PD have suggested that elevating nitric oxide in penile tissue specifically with Viagra and Levitra may reduce the scar formation associated with Peyronie's disease. At this point, as there is no convincing evidence that use of these medications will prevent or reduce progression of Peyronie's disease, therefore the routine use of these medications as a remedy for PD cannot be recommend.

Viagra reacts with many medications and so you should discuss this with your physician and nephrologist. I have used Viagra in dialysis patients but drug interactions must be carefully considered. My blood creatinine of 1.60 mg/dL, age 72, male, diabetic with HbA1c of 5.5%.

It can be painful and dangerous for men with PD to take Viagra. The problem is, the way Viagra works. Viagra increases blood flow to the penis, but it cannot do anything to lessen the scar tissue causing Peyronie’s. In a way, ED in men with Peyronie’s is a kind of defense mechanism.

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