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dysfunction

 [dis-fungk´shun]
disturbance, impairment, or abnormality of functioning of an organ. adj., adj dysfunc´tional.
erectile dysfunction impotence.
minimal brain dysfunction former name for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
risk for peripheral neurovascular dysfunction a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for disruption in circulation, sensation, or motion of an extremity or limb.
sexual dysfunction see sexual dysfunction.

sil·den·a·fil

(sil-den'ă-fil),
A selective inhibitor of cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5); relaxes the muscle in the penis, resulting in greater blood flow and erection; used to treat male impotence; potentiates the hypotensive effects of nitrates.

sildenafil

/sil·den·a·fil/ (sil-den´ah-fil″) a phosphodiesterase inhibitor that relaxes the smooth muscle of the penis, facilitating blood flow to the corpus cavernosum; used as the citrate salt to treat erectile dysfunction.

sildenafil

(sĭl-dĕn′ə-fĭl)
n.
A drug, C22H30N6O4S, used to treat sexual dysfunction by increasing the level of cyclic GMP, which increases blood flow to erectile tissues.

sildenafil

an erectile agent.
indication It is used to treat erectile dysfunction.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Common side effects include headache, flushing, dizziness, dyspepsia, nasal congestion, urinary tract infection, abnormal vision, diarrhea, and rash.

sil·den·a·fil

(sil-den'ă-fil)
Medication that relaxes the muscle in the penis, resulting in greater blood flow and erection; used to treat male impotence; potentiates the hypotensive effects of nitrates.

sil·den·a·fil

(sil-den'ă-fil)
Agent that relaxes muscle in penis, resulting in greater blood flow and erection; used to treat male impotence; potentiates hypotensive effects of nitrates.
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4 January 2009 - US pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) said today that the European Commission (EC) has approved Revatio (sildenafil) solution for injection for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH).
The manufacturer has renamed the drug Revatio for use in patients with the lung disease.