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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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After two weeks of intervention, both sildenafil and barberry at all doses significantly reduced the right ventricular systolic pressure (RSVP) compared with the M group.
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However, after an initial decline at 1 month in both treatment groups, there was statistically greater improvement in some EPIC urinary measures in the on-demand sildenafil group compared to the nightly sildenafil group.
Experimental spinal cord trauma (trauma control, methylprednisolone, and sildenafil groups) was created with the Allen heavy object falling method with an iron ball (10 g) falling through a long plastic tube (length, 30 cm; diameter, 1 cm).
Induction of morphine dependence: The control group received saline, while the other groups--morphine, naloxone, and sildenafil groups--received subcutaneous injections of morphine for dependency.
There is evidence that the sildenafil citrate increases retinal blood circulation and it is speculated that the event is a consequence of increased blood flow, per vasodilation, similar to what happens within the corpus cavernosum sphere (GRUNWALD et al.
Sildenafil citrate increases uterine blood flow and potentiates estrogen-induced vasodilation (2).
Washington, May 18 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that sildenafil, the erectile dysfunction drug sold as Viagra and now under consideration as a treatment for heart failure, affects males and females very differently.