PDE5 inhibitors are used to treat erectile dysfunction, pulmonary hypertension, and benign prostatic hyperplasia. They work by relaxing blood vessels, allowing more blood flow to certain parts of the body including the heart.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular PDE5 Inhibitors

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Revatio
(sildenafil)
18
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Sildenafil (Revatio) is an inexpensive drug used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension, a serious heart and lung condition. It is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions, and as brand-only Viagra for erectile dysfunction. Generic sildenafil is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Viagra is generally not covered.
Cialis
318
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Cialis (tadalafil) is an expensive drug used to treat erection problems in men. It may also be used to treat the enlargement of the prostate gland. Cialis improves urine flow and reduces BPH symptoms. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Cialis may become available in 2018. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Viagra
301
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Viagra (sildenafil) is an expensive drug used to treat erection problems in men. It is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Viagra may become available in 2017. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Levitra
509
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Vardenafil (Levitra) is an expensive drug used to treat erection problems in men. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. A generic form of Levitra may become available in 2018. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Stendra
396
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Avanafil (Stendra) is an expensive drug used to treat erection problems in men. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Stendra. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Staxyn
132
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Vardenafil (Staxyn) is an expensive drug used to treat erection problems in men. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Staxyn. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost
Adcirca
1,868
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Tadalafil (Adcirca) is an expensive drug used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Adcirca. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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