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:
Diabetes is a common cause of erectile dysfunction (ED). Erections depend on blood supply, and diabetes affects the blood vessels and blood supply to all organs -- heart, brain, kidneys, and penis. In fact, a man with ED is at risk for heart disease. Clinical experience and numerous studies suggest that at least half of all male diabetes patients will experience difficulties with erections. Men with diabetes are up to three times more likely to have ED and appear to get it earlier in life. The significance...