Study: Opioid therapy may up risk of erectile dysfunction

05/21/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Researchers looked at data involving more than 11,000 men with back pain and found that those who received long-term opioid treatment were about 50% more likely to be prescribed erectile dysfunction drugs or testosterone replacement compared with non-opioid users. The study is a reminder to consider the possibility of erectile dysfunction in making decisions with patients, the study's lead author said. The findings appeared online in the journal Spine.

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