Dear Doctor: Is it necessary to stop taking Viagra after a stroke?

Dear Doctor: Is it necessary to stop taking Viagra after a stroke?

DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband had a small stroke last spring, causing a small loss of vision in his left eye. He is 81 and an otherwise active man. He has even been told by several doctors that he can drive. One doctor told him to stop using meclizine and Viagra. Another physician said that he didn’t see a problem with taking the meds. Both physicians are very skilled. Whose advice should he follow? -- M.M. ANSWER: A stroke is …