Is Sildenafil (Viagra) Safe For Patients With Angina?

Dr. Mandeep Mehra answers the question: 'Viagra Safe For Patients With Angina?'

— -- Question: Is sildenafil (Viagra) safe for patients with angina?

Answer: Drugs like sildenafil or Viagra are in fact safe when prescribed to well-selected patients who have coronary artery disease. Although we don't recommend the use of these drugs during active angina, most patients with coronary artery disease can use these drugs in a safe way, as long as they are not on other medication that can interact in a harmful way with drugs like Viagra.

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