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Erectile Dysfunction

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Chapter 51. Erectile Dysfunction

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Which of the following distinguishes the PDE-5 inhibitor tadalafil from avanafil, vardenafil, and sildenafil?

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A. Efficacy

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B. Safety

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C. Speed of onset

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D. Duration of action

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E. All of the above

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Which of the following is/are contraindications to the use of PDE-5 inhibitors?

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A. History of a myocardial infarction 6 months ago

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B. Mild, stable angina

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C. NYHA Class I heart failure

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D. Nitrate use

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E. All of the above are contraindications to the use of PDE-5 inhibitors

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Which of the following statements regarding the management of ED is most accurate?

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A. Avanafil has been proven to offer superior efficacy vs sildenafil

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B. Intracavernosal injections are ideal for younger men in new relationships

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C. Penile prosthesis insertion is considered when less invasive options have failed

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D. Intraurethral alprostadil is more effective than intracavernosal alprostadil injections

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E. PDE inhibitors may worsen hypertension

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Which of the following medication regimens is most likely to promote ED in a patient with hypertension, gastroesophageal reflux, and dyslipidemia?

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A. Losartan, aluminum hydroxide, and fenofibrate

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B. Lisinopril, calcium carbonate, and niacin

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C. Diltiazem, lisinopril, and ranitidine

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D. Amlodipine, calcium carbonate, and fenofibrate

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E. Metoprolol, spironolactone, and gemfibrozil

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Which of the following statements is correct regarding PDE inhibitor use for ED?

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A. Tadalafil may be taken with a high-fat meal

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B. Sildenafil has a significant drug interaction with antiarrhythmic medications

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C. Vardenafil’s time to onset of effect is within 10 minutes

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D. All are contraindicated in patients taking oral anticoagulants

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E. All are considered second-line therapy options in patients with diabetes

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A 55-year-old man with ED has recently been prescribed 50 mg of sildenafil for ...

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