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Tadalafil usage in males with type 2 diabetes mellitus and erectile dysfunction

HEALTH OF WOMAN. 2018.10(136):30–32; doi 10.15574/HW.2018.136.30

Luchitskiy V.
SI «Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism V.P. Komissarenko NAMS of Ukraine»

The results of using the preparation of tadalafile citrate in males with diabetes mellitus and erectile dysfunction are cited in this article. Tadalafile in a dose of 20 mg on demand during 12 weeks was taken by patients. The medication had a pronounced effect in the majority of patients independently of the type and severity of diabetes mellitus, the age of patients and also the stage of erectile dysfunction. A side-effect was noted in small number of patients and it was insignificant.

Key words: erectile dysfunction, diabetes mellitus, phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, mens.


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