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Can Olmetec or Vytorin cause erectile dysfunction?

I have been taking OLMETEC 40 mg and Vytorin (both one time a day) since about 6 months ago and have been experiencing erectile dysfunction since about 3 months. Could one of these medicines or maybe both be the cause for my dificulty in having erections?
Fri, 29 Dec 2017
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Hello, and thanks for your question.

Erectile dysfunction is best treated with the medication Viagra (sildenafil). This is very likely to improve your erection quality and duration. I would talk with a local doctor about prescribing this to you.

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