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Can losartan cause e.d.

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can losartan cause e.d.
Welcome to and thank you for your question.
I'm so sorry to hear of your discomfort. I will do whatever I can to help answer your questions .First I need a little more information-
For how long and in what dosage are you taking Losartan?
Since how long you have been suffering from erection problem?
Do you have problem in getting erection?
Do you suffer from severe emotional stress or anxiety issue?
Have you undergone any medical investigations?
Kind Regards,
Dr. Robert
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

the e.d used to come and go know its bad even with sildenafil its here .they now have me on 100mg tabs. yes I have problems getting erection. suffer from stress e.d gives me stress is 100mg a lot.

Dear Customer, Thanks for providing quick additional information.
I can understand your concern.
One more question and after this, i would answer you-
Are you taking Sildenafil in dosage of 100mg ?
Kind Regards,
Dr. Robert
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Dear *****,
Thanks for clarification.
Losartan belongs to group of angiotensin II receptor antagonist, it can cause a decrease in Libido (i.e. the urge for sex) and also can cause erectile dysfunction.
This has been reported in patients using Losartan for long term.
Your doctor may change Losartan with other medications, after clinical evaluation.
To treat erectile dysfunction, your doctor may prescribe- Cialis (tadalafil), it is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence). This drug, relaxes muscles and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body.
Here is a link for Cialis-
There can also be other underlying medical condition, causing
erectile dysfunction, It can be-
Diabetes, Hypertension (high blood pressure), Thyroid disease, cardiovascular diseases, cigarette smoking, nerve or spinal cord damage, low testosterone levels, depression and anxiety, psychological causes.
As such, you may need following tests-
-Neurological evaluation,
-Dynamic infusion cavernosometry and cavernosography (DICC),
-Nocturnal tumescence test
-Blood sugar level
-Thyroid function tests.
I would suggest, that you should consult Urologist for clinical evaluation, get tests done and accordingly medication would be prescribed.
Please let me know how I can be of further assistance.
My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back, I am happy to address follow-up questions.
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