A number of medicines may be associated with
erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Let your
doctor know if you are taking any of these medicines. If you are having
erection problems, they may be causing or adding to your problems having an
erection. Your doctor may be able to change the amount you take or find an
Medicines with a high incidence of causing erection problems include:
Being unable to have or keep an erection adequate for sexual activity is the defining mark of erectile dysfunction. The problem may manifest itself in several ways. If the dysfunction:
Is transient or appearing only occasionally, the problem is not likely to be serious; all men experience problems with erections at some time in their lives.
Develops gradually and persistently, there is probably a physical cause; this is generally the case with chronic impotence.