RICHARD A. MILLER, M.D.
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To the editor: In a recent issue (Ann Intern Med 85:259, 1976) a case of propranolol-induced impotence was reported. I wish to report another case in which impotence has been associated with propranolol use.
A 53-year-old man had a 6-year history of typical angina pectoris. He had been taking nitroglycerine and hydrochlorothiazide for mild hypertension. When worsening of his angina occurred he was placed on propranolol, 10 mg four times a day. This was followed within a short time with inability to have penile erection. He had been having normal sexual function up to that time. The impotence continued for
MILLER RA. Propranolol and Impotence. Ann Intern Med. 1976;85:682–683. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-5-682_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(5):682-683.
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