Put PDE5 Inhibitor Risks in Perspective

More data linking PDE5 inhibitors (sildenafil, etc) to eye problems will raise questions about safety.

Labels already warn of rare optic neuropathy...which can cause loss of vision that may be permanent.

New evidence suggests that this and other serious eye conditions (retinal detachment, etc) occur in about 16 in 10,000 patients per year on a PDE5 inhibitor...higher than prior estimates.

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