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Are there any side effects of erectile dysfunction medication?

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Side effects aren't common, but they can happen. You may get:

  • A headache
  • Upset stomach or heartburn
  • Feeling of warmth
  • Nasal congestion
  • Changes in vision (lights tinged with color, glare)
  • Back pain
  • Hearing loss

SOURCES: 

National Health Services. UK. “Erectile dysfunction (impotence) – Treatment.”

NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, “What causes erectile dysfunction?” “Prescribing Erectile Dysfunction Medications.”

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.

Bayer Pharmaceuticals.

Eli Lilly and Company.

Cleveland Clinic, “Priapism.”

Medscape.

FDA.

U.S. National Library of Medicine. NIH. “Treatment of Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on November 7, 2018

SOURCES: 

National Health Services. UK. “Erectile dysfunction (impotence) – Treatment.”

NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, “What causes erectile dysfunction?” “Prescribing Erectile Dysfunction Medications.”

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.

Bayer Pharmaceuticals.

Eli Lilly and Company.

Cleveland Clinic, “Priapism.”

Medscape.

FDA.

U.S. National Library of Medicine. NIH. “Treatment of Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on November 7, 2018

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