TITLE

Subarachnoid hemorrhage associated with tadalafil

AUTHOR(S)
Sheikh-Taha, Marwan; Alaywa, Rayan Abu
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 13, p1195
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights a link between the use a type-5 (PDE5) inhibitor used for treating erectile dysfunction, tadalafil and the subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). It discusses a case of a 45-year-old man, who had been taking tadalafil without consultation, and was diagnosed with SAH. Details related to cases of SAH and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) after the ingestion of tadalafil, sildenafil and vardenafil is provided. The article suggests such medication should be prescribed cautiously.
ACCESSION #
62548700

 

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