High-cost drugs for erectile dysfunction by all CCGs

Why it matters: The main drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction are probably equally effective (CKS 2014). Currently sildenafil is significantly cheaper than other drugs, and therefore should probably be considered as the first-line agent.

Description: Prescribing of drugs which are not generic sildenafil tablets as a percentage of prescribing of all drugs for erectile dysfunction

CCGs are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual CCG, plus deciles across all CCGs in the NHS in England.

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