Harvard Men's Health Watch

Can I take ED drugs after a heart attack?

On call Q. I had a major heart attack earlier this year and received a drug-eluting stent. My doctor tells me that itís now safe to exercise and engage in sexual activity. But is it safe to use erectile dysfunction (ED) medications? A. Most men who have recovered from a heart attack can resume their usual sex life. Once your doctor allows you to engage in moderate aerobic activity …

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