Choosing Wisely:

Don’t prescribe testosterone to men with erectile dysfunction who have normal testosterone levels.

Rationale and Comments: While testosterone treatment is shown to increase sexual interest, there appears to be no significant influence on erectile function. The information available in studies to date is insufficient to fully evaluate testosterone’s efficacy in the treatment of men with erectile dysfunction who have normal testosterone levels.
Sponsoring Organizations:
  • American Urological Association
  • Sources:
  • American Urological Association guidelines
  • Disciplines:
  • Urologic
  • References: • American Urological Association. Management of erectile dysfunction clinical practice guideline. http://www.auanet.org/content/clinical-practice-guidelines/clinical-guidelines.cfm?sub=ed.

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