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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am suffering from Diabetese and Hypertension from last 4 years. I am presently taking S(-) Amlodipine 2.5mg, Nebivolol 5 mg, Metformin 500 mg, Gliclazide 60 mg and Pioglitazone 30 mg. Now a days I am also facing the problem of ED. Can I take Sildenafil Citrate. After taking the medicine my sugar and BP is under strict control. My age is 37 years.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Can I take Viagra
Doctor :   since how long have you been facing this problem of ED ?
User :   2 years
Doctor :   do you smoke or consume alcohol ?
User :   No
User :   My only concern is that is the any medicines i am taking is organicnitrate drug
Doctor :   ok well yes you can take viagra as a option for your problem, BUT i strongly recomend that you first need to see your physician as its a prescription drug and since its a online consultation i would not be able to prescribe
Doctor :   but yes viagra is recommended for patients with diabetes
Doctor :   also there are new and better medications like tadalafil
User :   My only concern is that is the any medicines i am taking is containing organicnitrate
Doctor :   so a word with your doctor who is seeing you would be a right thing to do
Doctor :   well in studies people with hypertension are OK to take viagra BUT only under medical supervision
Doctor :   its not contraindicated
User :   You mean that the medicines I am taking do not have organic nitrate
Doctor :   i am saying that there are NEW drugs in the market which work better than viagra and YES you can take them even if you are taking hypertension and diabetes medications
Doctor :   BUT its important your primary physician is aware
User :   I am hesitating to consult my Physician. I have gone through various sources and found that organic nitrates and viagra can not be taken togather that is why i am asking the question. Please reply.
Doctor :   it depends on the individual cases
Doctor :   please dont be hesitant
Doctor :   as a physician i can assure you there is nothing to be embarrassed about
User :   The medicines I am taking organic nitrate or not. Please reply sir.
Doctor :   yes Nebivolol is
User :   O.K. Thanks alot for your kind reply.
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   but please dont be hesitant
User :   O.K. Sir. I will consult my Doctor in this regard. Can I consult any Doctor (My friend is MD Medicine)
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   definitely you can
User :   OK Thank you Sir.
Doctor :   your welcoem
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   and dont worry your condition is 100% curable
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