Diuretics – cause your body to increase the amount of urine it produces. Commonly used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure and kidney problems.
Antihypertensives – used to treat high blood pressure, e.g. beta-blockers.
Fibrates – prescribed to decrease cholesterol levels.
Antipsychotics – used for some mental health conditions, like schizophrenia.
Antidepressants – prescribed to tackle depression or sometimes pain
Corticosteroids – contain steroids (these are a type of hormone)
H2-antagonists – for stomach ulcers
Anticonvulsants – prescribed to people with epilepsy
Antihistamines – used to manage allergies, like hay fever
Anti-androgens – suppress androgens (male sex hormones)
Cytotoxics – used in chemotherapy
If you’re worried that your medication is causing erectile dysfunction, speak to your GP as there might be other options that you could try. Don’t stop taking a medicine that your GP has prescribed without discussing it with a qualified professional though.