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Can Cozaar cause erectile dysfunction?

There's no evidence that the blood pressure medication Cozaar (losartan) can cause erectile dysfunction. In studies, less than 1% of subjects reported decreased libido (or reduced sexual desire), which can result in erectile dysfunction, and it's unclear whether Cozaar actually caused the problem.

High blood pressure itself can lead to erectile dysfunction. Some research suggests that Cozaar may actually improve sexual function in men with high blood pressure, but that's not certain. If you're experiencing erectile dysfunction, talk with your doctor.
Erectile dysfunction occurs in less than 1% of patients taking Cozaar.  If this symptom is affecting your quality of life, you need to discuss it with your physician.

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