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Erectile Dysfunction

Chapter 51. Erectile Dysfunction

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

A. Efficacy

B. Safety

C. Speed of onset

D. Duration of action

E. All of the above

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

A. History of a myocardial infarction 6 months ago

B. Mild, stable angina

C. NYHA Class I heart failure

D. Nitrate use

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

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

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

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

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

D. Intraurethral alprostadil is more effective than intracavernosal alprostadil injections

E. PDE inhibitors may worsen hypertension

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

A. Losartan, aluminum hydroxide, and fenofibrate

B. Lisinopril, calcium carbonate, and niacin

C. Diltiazem, lisinopril, and ranitidine

D. Amlodipine, calcium carbonate, and fenofibrate

E. Metoprolol, spironolactone, and gemfibrozil

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

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

B. Sildenafil has a significant drug interaction with antiarrhythmic medications

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

D. All are contraindicated in patients taking oral anticoagulants

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

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

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