ED therapy found effective in men on antidepressants

March 1, 2003

Albuquerque, NM-A recent study by University of New Mexico psychiatristsconfirms what many urologists have observed clinically-that treatment witha PDE-5 inhibitor is effective in men with erectile dysfunction attributableto certain antidepressant medications. The research suggests that effectivetreatment of ED in men with "antidepressant-associated sexual dysfunction"-aparticularly common side effect of serotonin reuptake inhibitors-may improvetheir compliance with these agents.