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ED query

bigB Member Posts: 1 Listener
Pls someone can help me, my age is 54 yrs, I’m having ED. Dr prescribed me seldenafil 50mg, Used twice worked well With my wife, third time completely failed, but I have to say before I’ve taken empty stomach and this time after having dinner hours time? Furthermore interesting is that if I go to my girlfriend then I don’t need the tablet?
pls help


  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,576 Scope online community team
    Hello @bigB and welcome to the community. 

    On the NHS page it lists a few reasons that it may not be effective and reminds users that "Taking sildenafil alone will not cause an erection. You need to be aroused for it to work."

    Some of the other reasons listed are:
    • you have not waited long enough after taking it before trying to have sex
    • you have waited too long after taking it to have sex
    • the dose is not high enough
    • you're not sexually aroused enough
    If you are still having problems with ED it may be worth speaking to your doctor about adjusting the dose.

    I hope that helps.
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  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,715 Disability Gamechanger
    HI @bigB most hospitals have an ED clinic now and I personally found ours very helpful.
    Be extra nice to new members.


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