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Co-prescribed PDE5 inhibitors and nitrates not tied to adverse outcomes


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Journal
Annals of Internal Medicine
Reuters Health - 18/04/2022 - Patients with ischemic heart disease may be able to take ED medications along with oral organic nitrates without adverse events, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from 42,000 heart disease patients taking nitrates who were also prescribed a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor for erectile dysfunction between 2000 and 2018. They found both that prescriptions for the ED medications had risen sharply during the studied years, and that there was no statistically significant association between co-prescription of nitrates with PDE5 inhibitors and adverse cardiovascular events, according to the results published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. "Despite an absolute contraindication, co-prescription of PDE5 inhibitors for patients already on nitrate treatment has risen 20-fold from 2000 to 2018," said the study's first author, Dr. Anders Holt, a researcher in the department of cardiology at Copenhagen University Hospital–Herlev...


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