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FDA Warns of Vision Loss from PDE5 Inhibitor

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a safety information update warning of vision loss resulting from use of the drug Adcirca (tadalafil), a PDE5 inhibitor intended to treat erectile dysfunction and enlarged prostate in men, as well as hypertension in both men and women.

Taking Adcirca has been linked to non–arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION), which can lead to decreased vision or permanent loss of sight. According to the FDA, NAION ...

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