Prescription onlyClass: Men's health

Viagra

(sildenafil)

Prescription onlyClass: Men's health
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5.12Viagra

Helps you get aroused.

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Our bottom line

Viagra (Sildenafil) is a first-choice treatment for erectile dysfunction. However, you need to take it at least 30 minutes before having sex, so the lack of spontaneity may not work for some people.

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Upsides

  • First-choice medication for treating erectile dysfunction.
  • It can be taken just when you need it.
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Downsides

  • You need to take it at least 30 minutes before sex.
  • Can't be taken if you've had a heart attack in the past 3 months, or stroke or heart failure in the past 6 months.
  • Side effects can be more pronounced if you're over age 65.
  • Can cause flushing, headache, and dizziness, or sudden hearing and vision changes.
  • Can't use if you've recently taken nitrates like Isordil, Imdur, or nitroglycerin (Nitro-BID, Nitro-Dur, Nitrostat).
  • Taking it after eating a high-fat meal can delay or reduce its effects.
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How it works

Viagra (Sildenafil) is a PDE-5 inhibitor. Blocking PDE-5 allows blood to enter the penis and helps create an erection.

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Dosage forms
  • Pill

What to expect when you take Viagra (sildenafil) for Erectile dysfunction

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Side effect rates for Viagra (sildenafil)

1459 From clinical trials of Viagra / Erectile dysfunction
  • Headache
  • Flushing
  • Indigestion
  • Nasal congestion
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Abnormal vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Rash
  • Respiratory tract infection

Risks and Warnings for Viagra (sildenafil)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Having a heart attack, stroke, or rhythm problem in your heart in the last 6 months
    • Having low or high blood pressure
    • Heart failure or coronary artery disease causing unstable angina (chest pain)

    Taking Viagra (Sildenafil) for erectile dysfunction can put you at increased risk for heart attack or stroke if you've had problems with your heart in the past, especially in the past 6 months. Talk to your doctor if you are interested in taking this medication.

Common concerns from people taking Viagra (sildenafil)

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  • Taking it after eating a high-fat meal can delay or reduce its effects.