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  • Non-arteritic AION, Non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (UK), non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (US).


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  • heart problems such as chest pain, heart failure, irregular heartbeats, or have had a heart attack high or low blood pressure stroke liver or kidney problems severe vision loss, including a condition called NAION retinitis pigmentosa, a rare genetic runs in families eye disease a deformed penis shape or Peyronie's disease an erection that lasted more than 4 hours

  • Info | PDE5 Sildenafil, Citrate, which can damage the optic neuropathy (NAION).

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  • The condition, nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION), described as "stroke of the eye," occurs when blood flow is cut off to the optic nerve, which injures the nerve and results in permanent vision loss.

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  • This type of blindness is called NAION, or non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.

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  • These are people who have erectile dysfunction by the very people who will be taking this treatment, and we did not see any cases, we did not see any cases of NAION in those studies.

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  • Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION), a cause of decreased vision which may include permanent loss of vision, has been reported post-marketing in temporal association with the use of all PDE5 inhibitors.


  • Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION): Research shows an increased incidence of OSA in people diagnosed with NAION.

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  • Such patients are at an increased risk of developing NAION again.

  • Further, patients taking or considering taking these products should inform their health care professionals if they have ever had severe loss of vision, which might reflect a prior episode of NAION.

  • People who have a higher chance for NAION include those who: have heart disease are over 50 years old have diabetes have high blood pressure have high cholesterol smoke have certain eye problems


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