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Why should you never mix erectile dysfunction medication with nitrates?

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Don't take erectile dysfunction drugs if you also take heart medicines called nitrates. The combination can cause a dangerous drop in your blood pressure.

From: How to Make ED Drugs Work Better WebMD Medical Reference

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University of California San Francisco Medical Center: "Oral Medications for Erectile Dysfunction."

Pfizer: "Viagra."

Mayo Clinic: "Erectile Dysfunction: Viagra and Other Oral Medications."

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Erectile Dysfunction."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on February 2, 2019

SOURCES:

University of California San Francisco Medical Center: "Oral Medications for Erectile Dysfunction."

Pfizer: "Viagra."

Mayo Clinic: "Erectile Dysfunction: Viagra and Other Oral Medications."

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Erectile Dysfunction."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on February 2, 2019

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