Harvard Men's Health Watch

When drugs for erectile dysfunction don't work: What's next?

Here are the alternatives to oral erectile dysfunction drugs. Solutions are available for most men's needs.

Thanks to a lot of direct-to?consumer advertising, most American men of a certain age know to ask about the "little blue pill" or similar medications if they develop erectile dysfunction (ED). These drugs enhance blood flow to the spongy tissues in the penis, which creates an erection. However, the drugs don't work for about 30% of men. Then what?

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