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Which alpha-blockers do not cause erectile dysfunction?

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In general, alpha-blockers do not often cause erection problems either. In one study, a small number of men actually had a 100% improvement in their erectile dysfunction after two years on the alpha-blocker Cardura.

SOURCES: American Urological Association, "AUA Guideline on the Management of Erectile Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment Recommendations." Barksdale, J. , May 1999; vol 19: pp 573-581. Ferrario, C. , November/December 2002; vol 4: pp 424-432. Fogari, R. , January 2001; vol. 14: pp 27-31. Grimm, R. , January 1997; vol 29: pp 8-14. Llisteri, J. , May 2001; vol. 321: pp 336-341. WebMD Medical Reference provided in collaboration with The Cleveland Clinic: "Hypertension: Treatment With ACE Inhibitors." PharmacotherapyJournal of Clinical HypertensionAmerican Journal of HypertensionHypertensionAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on March 15, 2017

SOURCES: American Urological Association, "AUA Guideline on the Management of Erectile Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment Recommendations." Barksdale, J. , May 1999; vol 19: pp 573-581. Ferrario, C. , November/December 2002; vol 4: pp 424-432. Fogari, R. , January 2001; vol. 14: pp 27-31. Grimm, R. , January 1997; vol 29: pp 8-14. Llisteri, J. , May 2001; vol. 321: pp 336-341. WebMD Medical Reference provided in collaboration with The Cleveland Clinic: "Hypertension: Treatment With ACE Inhibitors." PharmacotherapyJournal of Clinical HypertensionAmerican Journal of HypertensionHypertensionAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on March 15, 2017

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