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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Causes of death associated with sildenafil treatment in the United States* [7]

Causes of death Deaths
Myocardial infarction (diagnosed or suspicious) 41
Cardiac arrest 27
Heart disease 6
Coronary disease 3
Stroke 3
Murdered and drowned 2
Unknown 48
Total 130

*Deaths reported to the US Food and Drug Administration between March and November 1998, when doses of 25-100 mg were prescribed to 6 million outpatients.

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