• claytandnan claytandnan
    May 19, 2008
    Can Viagra be taken with warfarin?
    claytandnan claytandnan
    May 19, 2008

    I've recently been prescribed warfarin and I was wondering if it's all right to take Viagra along with it. Any advice would be welcome.

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  • Casey McNulty
    Health Pro
    June 17, 2008
    Casey McNulty
    Health Pro
    June 17, 2008

    A doctor or pharmacist would be the best person to ask this question, but I did look some things up for you in the meantime.

     

    There is a noted drug interaction with Viagra (generic name sildenafil) and warfarin in certain patients. In patients who have pulmonary hypertension, there is an increased risk of bleeding when taking these medications together. This risk is most likely caused by the high dose of Viagra used to treat the pulmonary hypertension (about 2-3 times higher dose than used to treat erectile dysfunction). If you have pulmonary hypertension, you should be sure to discuss with your doctor the risks and benefits of taking these medications together. If you do not have pulmonary hypertension, there is no documented drug interaction between Viagra and warfarin. If you would like to learn more about these medications, you can read about Viagra here and warfarin here.

     

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    • sultan
      December 07, 2010
      sultan
      December 07, 2010

      hi, i take warfarin, proprananol and aspirin...this is becase i had an embolissm nearly two years ago. am i ok to take viagra? i'm a guy in his early 40s.

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    • Melvin
      May 17, 2013
      Melvin
      May 17, 2013
      Can I take Viagra I m taking Warfarin 1mg 3mg Phenytoin 50 mg Perindopril 4mg Phenobarbital 30 mg Digoxin 125mg Bisoprolol 5mg My GP has prescribed But iam unsure to take the Viagra 50mg READ MORE

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