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What does PDE5 stand for?

PDE5 stands for Phosphodiesterase Type 5

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Tests conducted by the agency "have revealed an alarming variety of undeclared active ingredients in products marketed as dietary supplements," including phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors, such as sildenafil (Viagra); anticoagulants, such as warfarin; beta-blockers, such as propranolol; and anticonvulsants, such as phenytoin, according to the letter.
These findings are important not only because women experience major depressive disorder at nearly double the rate of men and because they experience greater resulting sexual dysfunction than men, but also because (they established] that selective phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors are effective" for reducing adverse sexual effects in women, Dr.