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Korean red ginseng effective for treatment of erectile dysfunction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12540305     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng) is a safe, widely available alternative remedy that improves patients' ability to achieve and maintain an erection sufficient for intercourse, even in a population with severe erectile dysfunction. It is a reasonable, nonprescription treatment, especially for men with reservations about taking sildenafil (Viagra). A 500-mg capsule of Korean red ginseng costs about 6 cents, compared with $10 for a tablet of sildenafil.
Authors:
Amy Price; John Gazewood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of family practice     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0094-3509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fam Pract     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-23     Completed Date:  2003-02-24     Revised Date:  2003-11-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7502590     Medline TA:  J Fam Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-1     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Family Medicine, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA USA. alp3d@virginia.edu
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J Urol. 2002 Nov;168(5):2070-3   [PMID:  12394711 ]

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