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Sildenafil citrate contraindicated with organic nitrates

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7145.1625a (Published 30 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1625

Almost one million prescriptions have been written for sildenafil citrate since its launch in the United States, writes Jacqui Wise (11 April, p 1112). In clinical trials there were eight deaths among around 4500 men who took the drug, and most …

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