Updated 12 March 2015

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Erectile dysfunction (ED) may be a side effect of medication taken for another health condition. Common culprits include medication for hypertension, depression, heart conditions, cholesterol, chemotherapy, and baldness.

Talk to your doctor if you’re concerned.

For more information on managing ED, visit our Erectile Dysfunction Centre.


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