Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Treatment, Diagnosis & Prescriptions
Maple connects you to all the care you need to get erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment in minutes. We have the largest network of Canadian doctors treating common medical conditions online in a private and secure setting, including providing treatment for ED.
Online medical diagnosis and treatment for ED is safe and effective, and is already helping millions of patients around the world. Although common, ED often goes untreated due to embarrassment or inconvenience. Our doctors will confidentially review your symptoms in minutes and provide the help you need.
95% of patients using Maple rate their online medical experience as 5 out of 5.
Our doctors fully resolve 91% of all medical requests on Maple, helping you avoid an inconvenient trip to the clinic.
About ED and common symptoms of ED.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the preferred clinical term describing the persistent or recurrent inability to achieve and maintain a penile erection of sufficient rigidity to permit satisfactory sexual activity for at least 3 months. ED is one of the most common sexual health issues faced by men.
Common symptoms of ED include:
- An inability to achieve erections
- Erections that are too soft for sexual intercourse
- Erections that are too brief for sexual intercourse
Treatments you may receive from a doctor include:
- Viagra (Sildenfil) – effective in 30 min and lasts 4 hrs
- Levitra (Vardenafil) – effective in 1 hr and lasts 4-5 hrs
- Cialis (Tadalfil) – effective in 30 min and lasts 24-36 hrs
Common side effects of Viagra, Cialis, or Levitra include:
- diarrhea, upset stomach
- muscle pain, back pain, headaches
- redness or warmth in your face, neck, or chest
- cold symptoms such as stuffy nose or sore throat
When you can safely treat your ED on Maple.
Here in Canada, ED affects nearly 50% of men over the age of 40, according to the Canadian Study of Erectile Dysfunction. Initial assessment of ED requires a careful history, physical exam, and laboratory tests for conditions like diabetes or hormonal disorders.
If you’ve already seen a doctor for ED and received a full physical exam and testing, you may be a good candidate for treatment online via Maple, provided the following:
- You do not take nitrate medications for heart disease
- Your doctor has indicated you have no concerning medical diagnosis causing your ED
- You do not suffer from angina, congestive heart failure, heart arrhythmias, recent stroke or heart attack, active stomach ulcers, kidney or liver impairment
How our doctors will treat your ED on Maple.
Once you log in to Maple, you can request to see a doctor with the click of a button. Our doctors are available 24/7. After you enter your symptoms, we guarantee that a physician will review your request in minutes.
The doctor will quickly determine whether your ED can be treated safely via Maple, or if you need a trip to the clinic for a more in depth assessment. If they can help you right away, your one-on-one consultation begins and typically lasts 15 minutes.
You can choose how you want to talk to the doctor, whether it’s by secure instant message or video. The doctor may ask you questions like “Have you had your ED assessed by a doctor before?”, “Have you received a full physical exam and blood tests for your ED?” or “Do you have any other health conditions or take any medications?”. If the doctor determines you would benefit from a prescription, we’ll send it to your pharmacy of choice for pick up.
Our online medical consultations start at $49 and are covered under many existing private Healthcare Spending Accounts. View our FAQ to learn more.
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“The doctor came on essentially right away, and we had a thorough consultation. There was no sense of hurry. He issued a prescription directly to the closest pharmacy while we were still speaking.” – Randy G.