NATHAN WEI, M.D.; JERRY C. HOOD, M.S.
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To the editor: Second generation nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents have been associated with a relative lack of serious adverse reactions. Although many minor side effects have been documented, no reports have linked naproxen therapy with male sexual dysfunction. The following is a case report of such an apparent side effect.
A 66-year-old man presented with a 2-year history of generalized arthralgias that increased in severity during the 3 or 4 months before examination. The patient admitted to having joint stiffness of one-half hour's duration every morning but denied having dry eyes, dry mouth, parotid gland enlargement, rash, alopecia, or evidence of
WEI N, HOOD JC. Naproxen and Ejaculatory Dysfunction. Ann Intern Med. ;93:933. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-6-933_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(6):933.
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