Viagra for Angina

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I was diagnose with clogged arteries over a year ago.  I even had a stent put in because one of my arteries was ecluded.  I still had stable angina every time I did some for of cardio activity or is I ate something with sodium.  I started using Nitroglycerin patches and even have the pills just in case my angina episode occurs.  

I had a date and I read online that you can't take viagra and any nitrates cause it can drop your blood pressure really low.  So I stopped using my nitroglycerin for about 48 hours so I can take the Viagra.  I noticed that I wasn't having chest pains a few hours after I took the viagra.  Then I didn't have angina for over a day.  Once I felt a little chest pain, I took another viagra and no angina.  I've been taken viagra for over 2 weeks and no angina.  I even have been doing cardio with no chest pain whatsoever.  I told my cardiologist this, but she says that it was not good and I should stop immediately and start using the nitrates again.  But she didn't give me a good reason to stop.  I have no angina whatsoever.  I was wondering has anyone else tried this?  If so, have you found any pros or cons?  I can't find anything and I've read that viagra was originally to prevent angina.  I want to keep taking the viagra but I don't want to damage the heart either,  Help please.  Thanks

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    Not a surprise as it’s a vasodilator - cialis dailies however are a better approach and more tolerated approach.

    Cialis comes in 2.5 or 5mg for the daily consumption. Try the lowest and enjoy the “added” benefits wink

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      Thank you for your response.  I'm still trying to find a medical reason to stop taking the viagra.  My cardioloigist wants me to stop and get back on the nitrates again but she hasn't given me a good reason.  When I'm on the nitrates, I still get angina.  I haven't had any angina since I've been taking viagra for almost 2 weeks.  

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      Well, nitrates are the go to for doctors whereas the primary use for viagra is obviously ED. A secondary benefit is the vasodilation.

      In reality you have to listen to your body. I suffered a heart attach at the age of 35. The diagnosis was prinzmental angina / they gave me a cocktail of drugs. 

      Never felt so horrible in my life. Stopped it all after 12 months. Feel great and no symptoms and check up show “miraculous” recovery.

      they have to follow procedure and advice as per textbook.

      Only you know your body...

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    PagFit

    Regarding the question you’re asking, No, I’ve never been so Stupid as to ignore my cardiologists advice to stop doing something as blatantly stupid as self medicating in contradiction to to your prescription. 

    And then to compound that by coming on a genuine support forum looking to find someone else to tell you your cardiologist wrong and you’re right is even worse.

    You sir are a grade A idiot. 

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