n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Carrying short-acting nitrates is not a contra-indication to the use of PDE5 inhibitors : drug trends in cardiology
|Article Title||Carrying short-acting nitrates is not a contra-indication to the use of PDE5 inhibitors : drug trends in cardiology|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2004|
Extracted from text ... 38 Drug Trends Carrying short-acting nitrates is not a contra-indication to the use of PDE5 inhibitors A recent round-table meeting on the management of erectile dysfunction, held in London and involving specialist cardiologists and physicians, reported on the use of PDE5 inhibitors in men with coronary heart disease.1 The aim of the meeting was to look at the cardiac safety of the products and provide guidance on their use in patients with cardiac risk. The main differences between the three major PDE5 inhibitors relate to duration of action and specificity with regard to inhibition of PDE5. Sildenafil (Viagra) is effective ..
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