Blindness risk

Sibbald, Barbara
August 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/30/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 5, p474
Academic Journal
Reports on the advice by Health Canada to men taking sildenafil for erectile dysfunction to seek medical attention immediately if they experience vision problems. Investigation being conducted by Health Canada into the matter.


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