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Erectile dysfunction caused by drugs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Average Posted in: Erectile Dysfunction
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User :   Sure, there are many meds for E/D and not all work the same. Cialus works for me except the price is way to high. Any ideas?
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   67
Doctor :   Have you been evaluated for erectile dysfunction and has a cause been found?
User :   no cause been pointed out, I was first given a vacume tub that cialus, was taking the V before cialus and it was not real effective.
User :   I steped on the plastic coon and they no longer make them the right size, they are painful at times.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I hope the time spent between answers does not count agianest me.
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems?
User :   I had open heart in 97, all seems fine since.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   As you may know, erectile dysfunction is caused by various medical reasons.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Based on multiple research's various types of treatment have been found - from the use of penile pumps, to penis rings, to oral drugs and injections.
Doctor :   The exact treatment which you need will be decided by your doctor.
Doctor :   As far your question goes,
Doctor :   all the drugs used, viagra, cialis, levitra and so on
Doctor :   belong to the same class.
Doctor :   The only difference among these drugs is its time of action and how long it can act.
Doctor :   Cialis takes the shortest time to act and lasts long with other drugs take a longer time to act.
Doctor :   This probably is working in your favour.
User :   My doctor has approved and given me cialus after the tube, I know thwy are cheaper meds out there that are equivlant to cialus, what are they?
Doctor :   Apart from this, i cannot think of any other significant reason why no other drugs work on you.
User :   Nothing less expensive that cialas
Doctor :   Other drugs, like I mentioned are viagra, levitra.
Doctor :   Cialis is the best of them all (if you are looking for immediate action and long lasting action)
User :   I tried viagra and it did not have much effect, I have not tried Levitra
Doctor :   These are the 3 class of drugs available; namely Viagra that contains sidenafil, Levitra that contains vardenafil, and Cialis that contain tadalafil.
Doctor :   I have named them in the increasing order
User :   I was looking for a less expensive way to go, since cialus is the one that works with me a may be stuck at the hight rates
Doctor :   Viagra takes a long time to act with short duration of action
User :   Thank you doctor, I was hopping for something that worked at about 1/2 the cost. Have a good evening.
Doctor :   Levitra is intermittent and cialis acting the longest.
Doctor :   I guess the price of levitra is just short of cialis.
User :   Have a great evening
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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