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Forum Name: Hypertension

Question: high blood pressure and viagra


 scrap21 - Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:08 pm

i am having erection problems, keeping an erection, if i am on high blood pressure medication, should i take viagra? what should i do?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:26 pm

User avatar Hello,
First I would recommend you discuss it with your prescribing physician. He/she might be able to switch you to a medication that has fewer sexual side effects, yet still lowers the blood pressure. If not, they could advise you about the feasibility of Viagra (or Levitra or Cialis).

Best wishes.

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