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Viagra-High Blood Pressure


  I am 62 and currently taking:
  Vasotec 5 mg., once daily
  Zocor 10mg., once daily and
  Indomethacin 25mg.
  Are any of these intereactive with Viagra.I know I need to see a physcian but there is no point if I am not a suitable candidate for Viagra to begin with.
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Dear George,
Thank you for your question.  The major drug that is a contraindication to taking Viagra is nitroglycerin or any form of nitro.   Persons with heart disease should check with their physician before taking this or any new medications.
I hope you find this information useful.  Information provided in the heart forum is for general purposes only.  Only your physician can provide specific diagnoses and therapies.  Please feel free to write back with additional questions.
If you would like to make an appointment at the Cleveland Clinic Heart Center, please call 1-800-CCF-CARE or inquire online by using the Heart Center website at www.ccf.org/heartcenter.  The Heart Center website contains a directory of the cardiology staff that can be used to select the physician best suited to address your cardiac problem.





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