Most popular prescription drugs for erectile dysfunction are medicationsof PDE-5 group – selective inhibitors of specific phosphodiesterase-5 (the active ingredients – Sildenafil, Vardenafil, Tadalafil). If these drugs are not taken following the instructions,they can cause adverse drug reactions. Meanwhile, there is increasing evidence of their use without evidence or in violation of instructions regulations. Most often these drugs are prescribed to treat high blood pressure in the pulmonary artery. Furthermore, the use of PDE5 inhibitors mentioned in the treatment of sexual dysfunction in women and recurrent spontaneous miscarriage. There is evidence of their appointment to newborns, pregnant women and adolescents.
Sildenafil, Vardenafil, Tadalafil are used to treat erectile dysfunction in men to enhance erections and increase its duration during sexual arousal. When receiving these drugs, erection occurs only when sexual stimulation is present, medications themselves do not cause sexual desire! Treatment with these drugs is only symptomatic, it does not eliminate the causes of erectile disorder. In addition, these drugs do not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, and do not protect against unwanted pregnancy.