Sexual Disorders

Treating Erectile Dysfunction Part 3

Pharmacologic Agents Pharmacologic treatment using vasoactive agents is now coming to the forefront as one of the most effective means of treating impotence. These agents, directly administered into the corpora cavernosum, mimic the vascular phenomenon of erection, eliciting…

Treating Erectile Dysfunction Part 1

Pharmacists can have a significant impact on the quality of life of men who suffer from erectile dysfunction. To impact the care of these patients one must first recognize that there is a potential problem and then develop…

Treating Erectile Dysfunction Part 2

Etiology of Impotence Vascular: The most common cause of erectile dysfunction is vascular — an impaired blood flow into (arterial insufficiency) or excess blood flow out of (veno-occlusive disease) the penis. Hypertension, hyperlipidemias, diabetes and excessive cigarette smoking…