Male patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) appear to use erectile dysfunction medications more frequently than those without the disease, with the association persisting regardless of a history of IBD surgery, according to a study.
Tadalafil appears to effectively improve sexual function with acceptable side effects in diabetic patients with erectile dysfunction, according to a study. However, older patients fare better with the daily low-dose than the on-demand high-dose protocol.
Penile low-intensity shockwave treatment (LIST) is effective in men with erectile dysfunction (ED), but its efficacy gradually decreases with time, a recent study has shown. Moreover, those with diabetes are more likely to experience earlier failure of treatment.
A 70-year-old male with a history of diabetes, hyperlipidaemia and hypertension managed with atenolol presented to his family physician with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). He was prescribed terazosin. Over the course of a year he noticed worsening erectile dysfunction (ED) with difficulty maintaining a hard erection until orgasm.
Use of mirabegron in the treatment of men with overactive bladder (OAB) appears to effectively alleviate urgency and storage symptoms, but not reduce the frequency of micturition episodes, according to data from the MIRACLE study.