Glossary Term:

Title

phosphodiesterase inhibitors

Phonetic

fos</b>-foe-die-<b>ES</b>-ter-<b>ace </b>in-<b>hib</b>-it-urs

Description

also called PDE5 inhibitors. Drugs, such as sildenafil (Viagra®), vardenafil (Levitra®), and tadalafil (Cialis®), that can help men get an erection. Not all forms of impotence respond to these drugs. See also impotence.